Becoming a new dad brought Carnot joy—and stress. While he happily embraced his new responsibilities, mounting challenges of migrating to a new country caused him to question his ability to provide for and protect his family. He worried that he … Read more
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Overcoming addiction to find new life.
Bev was sleeping in her car. Then she found The Salvation Army.
“Something wasn’t right,” says Susan Williamson of her son, Stuart. “He couldn’t imitate sounds, his eyes looked empty and he was unresponsive to people. When my husband and I sought out medical attention, we were sideswiped by the end results. … Read more
Due to the rapid growth of the senior population, Day Cares for the elderly and adults with impairments have become important facilities for communities across Canada. Seniors have given immeasurable value to our people and country and The Salvation Army … Read more
It’s one of the first of its kind in Ontario. The Salvation Army’s Lawson Ministries in Hamilton is teaching people with developmental disabilities how to use the public transit system—something many of us take for granted. Twenty-one year old Richard … Read more
For as far back as he can remember, Keith was told he was worthless and stupid. The emotional and verbal punches of his father cut deep, but the physical abuse that followed pierced even deeper. “The only thing I was … Read more
Dealing with Devon’s severe epilepsy and developmental disabilities was challenging and exasperating for his parents Dan and Carolyn. Then when Carolyn unexpectedly became a single parent, she blinked “low battery” and wanted to shut off. But she refused to curl … Read more