Holiday Baking Begins

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...
Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving

Last Door Youth carve pumpkins with WHS Clients To celebrate Halloween this year, the Last Door Youth program joined Westies for an afternoon of pumpkin carving. The carving session yielded quite a few masterpieces, which you could find scattered throughout WHS...
Y.E.A.P Go Bowling

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.) staffer Cassy took our youth girls for an afternoon of bowling and the Zone Bowling Alley in Coquitlam.  They all said this was a highlight of their month and...
A WOMEN’S EDUCATION JOURNEY

A WOMEN’S EDUCATION JOURNEY

A WOMEN’S EDUCATION JOURNEY This coming July 1, 2020, will mark the fourth anniversary of working in the addictions and recovery field. During this time, I have had the opportunity to work with literally hundreds of substance abusers and their families. They all come...
Self Care – Without Spending Money

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 images: bath bombs, fancy face masks, an elaborate skin care routine, and maybe some mimosas with brunch. In real life, self-care is simply taking care of...