Allison Edwards

Allison is the community outreach and intake support worker at SafeHope home. She started her journey with SafeHope Home as the program facilitator before transitioning into her current role. 

With 20 years of experience in the social service field, Allison has a great deal of experience with individuals and families experiencing homelessness, those with substance use disorders and mental illness. Allison is the founder and former Director of Jinja Connection, an organization located in Uganda, East Africa that supports children and youth sleeping on the streets. Allison lived in Uganda for 10 years where she met her husband. They have 2 children and love spending their free time travelling to new places and back to Uganda to visit their friends and family. 

“I am honoured to be able to stand alongside the strong women who come to Safehope Home and support them in their recovery journey”