ARISE Ministry helps individuals involved in the sex trade reclaim hope in their lives. ARISE provides outreach, case management, and pastoral care through which hope is fostered and futures are reclaimed. ARISE is a ministry of The Presbyterian Church in Canada.
Outreach: On a weekly basis street-level outreach is provided to women working on the prostitution strolls. Through outreach we seek to build relationships with and provide support to individuals involved in the sex trade.
Case Management: ARISE offers a goal-oriented, one-on-one case management program for those who are or have been involved in the sex trade. The case management program supports participants in the goals they identify. Weekly meetings include check-in, life skills, counselling ,and goal setting.
Other Ministry Programs Include: Pastoral care and chaplaincy, women's self-defence program, and prevention.
Deb Rapport Executive Director