The services offered by Making Ourselves Matter Services Society (MOMSS) will be promoted to British Columbian service agencies and government offices that have an appropriate client base for making referrals.
Our services will not include detoxing clients; however, we will provide an ideal environment for those seeking further stabilization time after treatment. Therefore, all treatment/rehabilitation centers in British Columbia, as well as other addiction related service agencies and counselors in the province, will be an immediate priority for notification of our service.
Youth group homes in the province will also be considered a priority for notification as our program meets the criteria for women who age out of the system at 19. This is a critical time for them as they may go from being in the care of the ministry for the majority of their lives, to being on their own without family or a connection to community. This ultimately creates vulnerability to marginalized living and homelessness, as well as to the sex and drug trades.
We will also review potential candidates referred to our program from outside our province, if the client is willing to relocate to British Columbia, where the society will operate and is incorporated.
Other examples of agencies in the province who have the potential to refer to us include, but are not limited to, Ministry of Employment and Financial Assistance, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health, First Nations Aboriginal Organizations, Women Serving Organizations, Correctional Services Canada, and shelters.