Criteria for Entry

SafeHope home seeks to provide long-term recovery programs designed to guide sexually exploited or trafficked woman and their children or those at identifiable risk of becoming sexually exploited/trafficked, into full rehabilitation and reintegration into society. SafeHope Home is not a treatment facility or an emergency shelter, but an abstinence-based Long-Term program for women aged 16-29.

As part of the recovery program, the ASK Learning Centre is the daytime program provided to all participants. All participants are required to regularly attend the ASK Learning Centre. The objectives of the program are that participants will be equipped to:

  • Address their past issues of abuse
  • Learn to engage in healthy relationships
  • Improve their quality of Life
  • Learn to engage in healthy relationships
  • Increase their level of self-esteem
  • Learn to parent in a positive manner, breaking the cycle of abuse in the lives of their children or future children
  • Increase their level of education
  • Learn employability skills to move forward with positive action in their lives


Requirements are as follows:
  • Applicant must be detoxed from Alcohol and Drugs (including Marijuana)
  • Applicant must provide a recent drug/alcohol test within the past two weeks with referral
  • Applicant must not be currently involved in the sex trade or associate with those known to be involved in the sex trade
  • Applicant must be between the age of 16-29
  • Applicant must agree to attend and participate in the ASK Learning Centre, Monday through Friday consistently as part of their Recovery
  • Applicant must agree to live in the Residential Home following all rules as part of their recovery

SafeHope Home will accept women on Methadone/Suboxone with the understanding that they will work toward a tapering program within the first year