Honouring Grace Ethier (Wood)
We dedicate this blog to the loving memory of Grace Wood and with love to her friends and family and the thousands ...
The Volunteer of the Month is recognition to a WHS volunteer who goes above and beyond the call of duty. In this case, we would like to recognize the exquisite Emilie D!
The Return of Our Holiday Open House
On Friday December 16th, WHS was happy to host our clients and their families along with staff, alumnae, and community partners to celebrate the holidays after a 3-year hiatus.
Recovery Works – Kristin’s Journey
So, after a bit of discussion, it was brought to my attention that it may come across that I (I can only speak for myself) may come across as "anti-harm reduction". Something that was discussed at last night's panel, which is also what I believe, is that there is a place for everything whether that’s harm reduction, abstinence, or alternative medications, to get to the goal of not just recovery, but a meaningful life...
Recap: Clean Up New West 2022
WHS' Clean-Up New West 2022 was a huge success. A whopping 1776.6lbs of garbage was collected!
Recovering in a Pandemic
Amidst the pandemic, Westminster House has remained steadfast in its mission to help women and youth girls overcome the struggles of addiction and recover through these trying times.
Holiday Baking Begins
At the beginning of November, WHS Food & Nutrition Coordinator Tara begins her holiday baking and the sweet smell of Christmas fills the air. The holiday baking season starts at WHS in November and runs through New Year's day, over the course of which 400 sweet treats will be made.
To celebrate Halloween this year, the Last Door Youth program joined Westies for an afternoon of pumpkin carving. ...
Y.E.A.P Go Bowling
Y.E.A.P. Go Bowling This month, Westminster House Society (WHS) Youth and Emerging Adult Program (Y.E.A.P.) ...
Life Is Delicious This photo was taken 12 years ago. It was Christmas morning, the first Christmas in a long ...
A WOMEN’S EDUCATION JOURNEY
A WOMEN’S EDUCATION JOURNEY This coming July 1, 2020, will mark the fourth anniversary of working in the ...
Self Care – Without Spending Money
How to Take Care of Yourself Without Spending Money Self-care as we see it on the Internet often yields a few ...