provides adults in school district 69, Vancouver Island, who
have serious and persistent mental health issues, which may
include addictions recovery issues, with varied and meaningful
opportunities to develop relevant supports and enhance
independent life skills, within the partnership model.
partnership includes our clients, their families or caregivers,
our volunteers, staff and Board of Directors, post-secondary
practicum students and faculty in related disciplines, community
members, and service providers in the health, education, social
service and justice systems.
FORWARD HOUSE COMMUNITY SOCIETY recognizes the worth,
dignity and ability of every person and the right of each to
appropriate holistic supports and opportunities for growth
FORWARD HOUSE COMMUNITY SOCIETY recognizes that
wellness is a process. Individuals who are empowered with
respect, freedom of choice and its consequences, a balance of
risk and security, opportunity and continuing non-judgmental
support are most likely to thrive in this process.
FORWARD HOUSE COMMUNITY SOCIETY strives to provide a
consistently safe, healing and stimulating environment that
allows for the development of autonomy and healthy self-esteem through meaningful social interaction and
the enhancement of interpersonal, vocational and independent
FORWARD HOUSE COMMUNITY SOCIETY advocates for persons
who have mental health issues, which may include addiction
recovery issues, to help minimize their marginalization.