Thank you for contacting the SA Foundation’s Genesis Program.At this time the leadership is evaluating and retooling the program and therefore aren’t able to take any new referrals. Please check back in the New Year for updates.
Our Programs Locally
The Genesis Program offers services to adult women who have a history of sexual exploitation and addiction. A desire for recovery and for abstinence from drugs and alcohol is required, along with a minimum of 30 days clean and sober.
The requirements for entry into the Genesis Program are:
Women that meet these requirements and enter the program find the following supports and services:
We support women in their exit from trafficking and sexual exploitation. Individual case plans are developed for each woman and cover the following areas:
The Genesis Program is designed to take in small numbers of women so that we can provide the one-on-one attention they need to overcome the many barriers to success that they face.
Our program model generates a steady 70% success rate over a 3-year program period.
Recovery & Skill Development
As part of the recovery program, the ASK Learning Centre is the daytime program provided to participants from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 4PM. All participants in the Housing programs are required to attend the ASK Learning Centre for the duration they live in the houses. The objectives of the program are that participants will be equipped to:
The day is divided into 2 segments:
Morning classes focus on Skill Development and includes training in sewing, handicrafts, employment readiness and academics.
Afternoon classes are focused on recovery and healing through courses such as relapse prevention, practicing the 12-steps, self-esteem, parenting, anger management, and other classes. This is accomplished through delivery of recovery curriculum in short, interactive classes and recreational and educational outings.
The Followcare program is provided to all participants who have graduated from the program and provides the follow-up and care they need to be successful in the community at large. Invitations to events are extended, one-on-one care is provided and opportunities to lead classes and/or sponsor new program participants are created. The Followcare program is ongoing for as long as the participant is in need of extended support.