Stories

Thanks for joining us for our AGM 2018!

Thanks for joining us for the Alice House Annual General Meeting 2018

Lots of wonderful change and growth for Alice House.  We couldn't have done it withouth the commitment and support of our funders, community and team!

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We Are All Alice: Changing the Conversation on Intimate Partner Violence

On November 9, 2017, join our host, Cathy Jones; Honorary Chair, Mayor Mike Savage; and special key note speaker Mr. Shan Foster for an educational and inspirational discussion about ending violence against women and girls. This special dinner fundraising event will help raise awareness and much needed funds in support of Alice Housing.

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Churchill quote

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."

– Winston Churchill

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Alice House Saved my Life

“Alice House saved my life. I don’t know how else to say it. I believe he would have eventually killed me if I stayed. I knew I had to go, but didn’t know where I could go and be safe or how I was even going to pay for it. I was scared all the time.  This program provided me with a plan to get out and a safe place to go.

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It's Okay to be a Voice for Yourself

"This program showed me that I was not alone. It helped me accept that trauma was a part of me, not who I was. It helped me grow and know that it is OK to be a voice for yourself and to speak up.  Since taking this program, I have felt something grow inside of me… I think it is acceptance and it feels empowering. I owe that to this program.

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It takes a Leap of Courage

Susan is a twenty-five-year-old single mother with an enviable commitment to improving her life and the lives of her two young daughters.  Susan courageously made the decision to leave her abusive partner and seek support from Alice Housing, which provides safe and affordable housing for women and children fleeing family violence. 

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I am a Lot Stronger Than I Thought Possible

“I learned so much here. I learned to stop blaming myself for his actions. I learned I am a lot stronger than I thought possible. I learned that it’s OK for me to just leave when a situation is making me feel unsafe. I have to deal with my ex because of our daughter.

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In Her Own Words

In 2008 I left a 10-year abusive relationship. I thank God everyday for being alive.  Not only for my own safety but for my daughter who is no longer afraid.  When I left my abuser, I was in an ambulance unconscious and this was not the first time but thanks to everyone for supporting me, it will be the last. 

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