Skip to content

Make a life-changing donation today >>

Avalon Recovery Society

Avalon news

Avalon’s Staff Picks for Favourite Festive Treats

It’s that time of year again! December is time for celebration and with that comes delicious goodies, so we at Avalon got together to share our favourite holiday treats.   Remember to let yourself enjoy holiday treats without guilt while staying true to yourself and your recovery. Add some magic to the holiday season with these fun and festive recipes.  Leanne – Centre Manager, White Rock  Caramel Apples  Ingredients:  Store-bought…

Read More

Podcast Launch: Avalon Recovery Society Radio

Looking for inspiration, motivation, and hope on your recovery journey? No matter where you are in your recovery, podcasts are an incredible and indispensable resource to have in your toolkit. We’re thrilled to announce that Thursday, November 12, 2020, is the official launch of our podcast, Avalon Recovery Society Radio. Every Thursday our host and…

Read More

Avalon’s Response to BC’s Recent COVID-19 Health Order

With the recent COVID-19 health orders provided by Dr. Henry out of BC, we have reviewed our current COVID precautions and have discussed this with the COVID Response Team.  As an essential service to women seeking recovery, we have been encouraged to stay open.  Our current health and safety practices only allow a limited number…

Read More

Avalon, 30 years on

On September 30th 2020, we marked 30 years since co-Founders Helen Burnham and Virginia Giles first opened the doors to Avalon Recovery Society. Here, we chat to Helen Burnham O.B.C. about how Avalon has evolved over the years and her hopes for the future of our organization. These last 30 years have been a steady…

Read More

Changes to In-Person Meetings

Due to the recent spike in coronavirus cases in British Columbia, Avalon Recovery Society has made the decision to limit the number of people attending an in-person meeting to five people maximum. Registration in advance is mandatory. If you haven’t registered you will be asked to wait outside until we can determine capacity for the…

Read More

New project to expand Avalon’s virtual recovery services

We are thrilled to share details about Avalon’s exciting new project! The AvalOnline project is a groundbreaking endeavour that will expand Avalon’s online services and resources, helping women find peer support, connection and addiction recovery – wherever they are. As the world moves towards an uncertain future, we know we must be able to provide…

Read More

Recovery Month 2020: #CelebratingRecovery with Avalon

September is Recovery Month in Canada! We want to use this month to come together to build connections and awareness around addiction and mental health. We’re very excited to be celebrating recovery this month to highlight the strength, resilience, and inspiration that comes with recovery, and hope to foster more connections in the process. We…

Read More

Avalon welcomes Annie McCullough and Bojana Nedic to the Board of Directors!

We are beyond excited to welcome Annie McCullough and Bojana Nedic to the Avalon Recovery Society Board of Directors! Our hardworking volunteer Board of Directors leads Avalon’s mission and vision, supporting all aspects of the organization and driving our strategy forward. Read on to learn more about these two inspiring women who have joined our…

Read More

Avalon Women’s Centre White Rock gets a makeover!

Main meeting room Thanks to the generosity of the White Rock Community, donors and hardworking volunteers, our Avalon Women’s Centre in White Rock has a fresh new look. Earlier this year, work began to help transform Avalon Women’s Centre White Rock to reflect the warm, welcoming, and wonderful Centre it is. Led by interior designer…

Read More

First phase of Avalon re-opening beginning July 6

Avalon welcomes the Government of B.C.’s recent announcement that the province will begin our gradual entry into Phase 3 of the provincial re-opening approach. In line with our update on May 26, we are now planning how we can facilitate a limited number of safe in-person meetings at our Avalon Women’s Centres. These in-person meetings…

Read More
Scroll To Top