Chilliwack Healthier Communities (CHC) which The Salvation Army Chilliwack partners with, actively addresses the most persistent issues affecting the health and well-being of our community and its residents through public education, collaboration and service integration. This video talks about community needs and collaborations.
Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada
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- The Salvation Army in Haiti Begins Food Distribution -
The Salvation Army in Haiti is providing food and support to people who have been forced from their homes by Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to hit the Caribbean in a decade. The full extent of the disaster is only now becoming clear, with more than 400 people known to have lost their lives. Much of the south of the country is still unreachable because the strong winds and heavy rain have damaged and destroyed roads and bridges. The continuing [...]
- Healing the Wounds of Emotional Abuse -
Childhood should be a time of excitement, good memories and personal development. But for Julie (not her real name), life at home was filled with chaos, anxiety and fear. The emotional abuse she experienced led to post-traumatic stress, depression and substance abuse. Today she is a testament to the fact that, with the right support, lives can turn around.
“My mom was an alcoholic and my dad a bully, full of rage,” says Julie. “I was called stupid and fat, humiliated [...]
- Help Shape Canada’s National Housing Strategy -
The Salvation Army has 53 emergency shelters operating across Canada, which provide 3,359 shelter beds each night for vulnerable men, women, youth and families who are experiencing homelessness.
We’re grateful to partner with the Government of Canada as we explore ways to address homelessness in Canada.
The Canadian government wants to hear from you on how to help shape Canada’s Housing Strategy. The Canadian government believes that all Canadians deserve access to housing that meets their needs and they can afford.
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