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Happy International Self-Care Day!

By Caitlin McBride | July 24, 2019

Written by Allie Davison July 24 is International Self-Care Day! Self-care is so important, but sometimes we’re so busy focusing on work, friends, family or just making it the next…

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Community foundations support childcare program at Avalon

By Caitlin McBride | July 16, 2019

For many women, the high cost of childcare can be a real barrier to seeking recovery. However, thanks to the support of our generous donors and community foundations, Avalon Recovery…

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“Saying Yes to Less” with SHE RECOVERS

By Caitlin McBride | July 8, 2019

SHE RECOVERS Coach Kim Westlake Written by Kim Westlake At SHE RECOVERS we recognize the importance of facilitating whole-life recovery focusing on mental, emotional, physical, social and spiritual wellbeing. Each…

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Meet a Volunteer: Nazanin Fasihi

By Caitlin McBride | July 8, 2019

Avalon Women’s Centre North Shore volunteer Nazanin Fasihi When Nazanin Fasihi walked into Avalon Women’s Centre North Shore for the first time, she could immediately feel the warmth and sense…

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SHE RECOVERS Sharing Circles come to Avalon Women’s Centres

By Caitlin McBride | July 2, 2019

Written by Kim Westlake More and more women are choosing recovery long before they hit the typical hard bottoms characterized by devastation of body, mind, spirit, relationships and so on.…

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Avalon’s sixth annual Fashion Show and Tea fundraiser a great success

By Caitlin McBride | June 27, 2019

On June 2, nearly 130 friends and supporters of Avalon Recovery Society gathered at the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club in Surrey to celebrate women in recovery and raise vital…

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Avalon Women’s Centre North Shore opens its doors to the community

By Caitlin McBride | June 17, 2019

West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan and Centre Manager Heide Mayne at the North Shore Open House event on June 1 On June 1, Avalon Women’s Centre North Shore opened its…

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Vancouver’s Annual Yard Sale features great community support

By Caitlin McBride | June 17, 2019

This year’s Annual Yard Sale fundraiser for Avalon Women’s Centre Vancouver was held under sunny skies at their location at 5957 West Boulevard on Sunday, May 26. A much-anticipated yearly…

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