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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…

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Avalon begins planning for gradual re-opening

We welcome yesterday’s news that the Government of B.C. is moving towards Phase 3 of the provincial re-opening plan! This means that Avalon can begin the process of planning how we can safely and gradually re-open our doors. Our biggest piece of guidance in this process will be the results collected from our Future of…

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Update on Avalon Women’s Centres

At Avalon Recovery Society, we take the health and safety of our community very seriously. Many women in recovery have underlying health conditions and are vulnerable to infection and illness, and we have an incredibly small staff and volunteer team that we rely on to operate.   To protect the wellbeing of our community and…

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Update on closure of Avalon Women’s Centres

After looking at current public health recommendations and the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia, the Avalon Board of Directors has made the decision that our Avalon Women’s Centres will remain closed until April 30, 2020. The decision to re-open on May 1 will be made based on public health guidelines at that time. Although our…

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How to have a great teleconference meeting

We’re all adjusting to “the new normal” right now as COVID-19 changes almost every aspect of our lives. We are so proud of our community and the way so many have embraced virtual meetings, and wanted to put together a guide so your meeting can be just as productive and fulfilling as it usually is.…

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Important update on COVID-19

***UPDATE MARCH 31*** This individual has informed us that her COVID-19 diagnosis from her doctor was incorrect. Further tests revealed she did not have COVID-19. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult and confusing time for everyone. It has recently been brought to our attention that a member of our Avalon White…

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How to stay connected during the COVID-19 closure

Even though we must physically distance ourselves for a time, we will not be without the support of our Avalon community. We need each other more than ever right now, and we’ve put together some ways that you can continue to connect during this uncertain time. Attend your regular 12-step meeting by phone Avalon Recovery…

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Important update from Avalon Recovery Society

In order to protect the health and well-being of our community, the Board of Directors at Avalon Recovery Society has made the extremely difficult decision to close our Avalon Women’s Centres for two weeks. This will be effective Thursday, March 19 to Thursday, April 2 inclusive, at which time the decision to re-open will be…

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A message from the Board of Directors

At Avalon Recovery Society, the health and well-being of our community is our top priority. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are taking steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and the women we support at our drop-in Centres. In the meantime, please remember that Canadian and global…

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