All profits from Pearl’s Value & Vintage thrift store are used to support the programs and services of the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society. The HSWCS promotes women’s equality and empowerment by supporting women and children, honouring the diversity of their lives, and responding to and working for change to benefit the whole community.

Women’s Programs and Services

  • Pearl’s Place Transition House
  • Pearl’s Safe Home
  • Women’s Centre Drop-In
  • Multicultural Outreach Program
  • Pearl’s Value & Vintage thrift store
  • Legal clinic for Women
  • Women’s Health Network (in partnership)
  • Ad hoc projects and groups (e.g., writing workshop, yoga, meditation groups, book clubs)

Children’s and Youth’s Programs and Services

  • Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA)
  • Healing Emotions and Relationships Together (HEART)
  • Working Through Separation and Divorce
  • Violence is Preventable (VIP)
  • Respect, Safety and Violence Prevention (RSVP)
  • Sea-to-sky Adolescents’ Freedom from Exploitation (SAFFE)
  • Ad hoc projects and groups (e.g., art expressions, spirit walks, youth writer’s studio)