Dignity and Choice


On The Rise helps women manage the day-to-day struggles of life when they do not have a stable and safe home to call their own. Dignity and choice are central to On The Rise's provision of tangible necessities.

On The Rise’s Safe Haven is open six days a week including most holidays and is located in a beautiful Victorian home. From this house, women have access to tangible essentials for living including:

  • Day-time shelter from the environment
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • A private shower
  • Clothing
  • Access to phones, computer and internet access
  • Quiet space to nap and read
  • An address to send and receive mail
  • Access to laundry
  • Storage space for belongings
  • Small cash allotments to address a specific need