Heather’s story: from angry to confident
Heather would often become angry or agitated in stressful situations, like when she had to navigate parental visits for the grandchildren in her custody. Especially so with her grandson, whose father struggled with addiction. She wanted to support a healthy relationship between the two while protecting the boy. And that’s often when she would get angry.
Heather’s story: soaring to new heights through music
When the pandemic forced Sistema to move its music program online, it lent Heather a tablet so she could keep up. But it wasn’t long before the teacher noticed Heather would forget what she learned from one lesson to the next.
Kayla’s Story: Climbing out of crippling social anxiety
Before learning about the Saint John Women’s Empowerment Network, Kayla Black lived with severe social anxiety. Then she signed up for the Self-Esteem and Power Up programs offered by the network.
Aaron’s story: support amid childhood grief
Last summer, young Aaron experienced something none of us would want a child to suffer: the sudden and traumatic loss of the father figure in his life.