How We Support Resiliency
“My life has changed. I’m participating in what the court wants me to do. Before, I wouldn’t even bother.” – Soksipaitapiisin participant
Building a strong working relationship is essential to building a sense of community and belonging. Through consistent support, we are able to encourage new opportunities and influence personal growth which improves lives.
Supports and Services
Our supports and services contribute to gaining skills, addressing individual trauma and connecting individuals to the correct resources to assist them in addressing their unique challenges. We reduce gaps in services and improve access which contributes to overcoming the barriers towards individual success.
Connection to Culture and Focus on Healing
Historical and intergenerational trauma is at the core of many of the issues which cause criminalization. The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary recognizes the importance of healing as a main focus in improving lives. Healing is supported through providing trauma-informed care and access to culture and ceremony which contribute to regaining cultural identity and reconnecting to traditional values, family and communities.
Engaging our Elders and Knowledge Holders
Elders and Knowledge Holders are important to guiding and supporting our organizational structure and services grounded in traditional knowledge and natural laws.