Welkaqnik Next Step Shelter
“A place of good feeling”
A next step shelter providing survivors of family violence a safe affordable shelter for a period of up to one (1) year.
All Mi’kmaq/Aboriginal individuals and families that are victims of family violence by referral and qualify through an application intervention process.
How We Help:
- Volunteers and staff offer a warm, friendly place of good feeling in the company of other Aboriginal families
- Volunteers and staff provide safe and supportive guidance, enabling families to nurture and grow through Caring, Sharing, Helping and Understanding.
- A full time Community Support Counsellor assists clients to gain a perspective on their situation and consider alternatives and options.
- Community Support Counsellor implements a “stay goal plan” and provides appropriate referrals and establishes contact with other community agencies and resources.
For More Information Contact:
Welkaqnik Management Committee
P.O. Box 1738, Truro, N.S., B2N 5Z5