We are pleased to share findings from the STRENGTH Pilot study (April 15, 2018 to January 28, 2020). Please see our report on this community-based, participatory action pilot study to design a women-led, strengths-based, trauma informed model of outreach in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood of Vancouver.
The STRENGTH project was built upon the expertise and leadership of women in community. The Inner-City Women’s Initiatives Society (ICWIS) was the lead community partner and together with women, they built a Community Advisory Committee to co-lead the project with Linda Dewar and Vicky Bungay. Our community partners included: