• 1982 - Opens doors to a 30-bed shelter.

  • 1983 - Opens onsite health clinic.

  • 1987 - Begins Runaway Prevention Program presentations in schools.

  • 1988 - Opens onsite school.

  • 1992 - Launches employment services program.

  • 1994 - Opens new building, increasing residential capacity by 48%.

  • 2002 - Opens longer-term residence, Rights of Passage.

  • 2006 - Launches Arts and Minds, a day program for youth with mental health needs.

  • 2008 - Builds a rooftop garden to provide youth with educational and therapeutic opportunities.

  • 2011 - Launches culinary arts program, Cooking for Life, to help kids find jobs.

  • 2012 - Develops new five-year Strategic Plan.

  • 2013 - Begins rent-reduced community apartments program

  • 2015 - Renovates Job Centre

  • 2015 - Opens two dedicated crisis beds in our shelter for sex trafficking victims

  • 2016 - Launches Urban Response Model, our anti-sex trafficking plan

  • 2016 - Offers adult education at our onsite school

  • 2016 - Opens The Rogers Home, a transitional housing program for young female victims of sex trafficking and exploitation

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