Erin Pearce (left), Wellness Counsellor, leads Kinbrace's new Wellness Counselling Program.
March 27, 2015 by Loren Balisky
Refugee claimants arriving in Canada often struggle with mental wellbeing, simply because they have and continue to encounter significant stressors and trauma.
Kinbrace recently launched its Wellness Counselling Program under the direction of Erin Pearce to support the mental wellbeing of Kinbrace residents. Erin has a Masters in Social Work focusing on refugee mental health and is our newest staff member working in the role of Wellness Counsellor.
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Kinbrace kids express happiness with a basketball hoop full of balls! Generosity begets gratitude.
March 3, 2015 by Loren Balisky
Kinbrace supporters showed amazing generosity in the closing months of 2014, giving an unprecedented $83,000 ($40,000 more than last year) to support refugees through the Kinbrace mandate.
October’s Ride for Refuge fundraiser was a spinning success where 9 teams (84 riders), supported by 240 donors, raised $19,390, just short of our $20,000 goal. Thanks to each of you who so generously participated: team captains, riders, and donors. Continue Reading →