What it means to be in crisis and despair is different for everyone, so we offer the support, counselling, and resources that you need to get you through this difficult time. Our services are free, confidential, bilingual, and judgment-free.

Healing starts here, at the Courage Centre sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart

The Courage Centre sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart provides crisis intervention, support, and counselling to youth, adults and seniors in crisis. We invite you to visit or call the Centre during our regular office hours from 8:30 to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. No appointment is necessary. Our daytime crisis line: 506.533.9100

When our physical location is closed and you need assistance, we invite you to contact our evening crisis line that is open from 4:30pm to 8:30 am: 506.312.1542

We address a variety of issues that you may be experiencing such as stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, loss, parent-child relationships, bullying, self-mutilation, marital conflict, separation and divorce, job loss, financial issues, family violence, sexual assault, children exposed to violence in the home, and many others.

A team of highly trained volunteers provide immediate assistance to individuals or families dealing with a crisis situation. These volunteers work in collaboration with the RCMP. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
When our physical location is closed and you need assistance, we invite you to contact our evening crisis line that is open from 4:30pm to 8:30 am: 506.312.1542

Professional Intervenors at the Centre provide short and long-term counselling, emotional support and information including referrals to appropriate agencies in the following cases:
• Family Violence
• Sexual Assault
• Separation or Divorce
• Family and/or Relationship Difficulties
• Conflicts between Parents and Youths
• Low Self-Esteem
• Emotional Problems (grief, stress, etc )
• Alcohol, Drugs, and/or Gambling Addictions
• Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

We provide counselling and support free-of-charge to anyone that requires assistance in dealing with a variety of emotional and mental health issues. The number of counselling sessions will be determined between you and your interventionist depending on the nature of the support that you need.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Outreach Service
The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Outreach Program provides crisis intervention, risk and danger assessment, safety planning, counselling, support, and accompaniment to victims of family violence, sexual assault, elder abuse and senior bullying.

Pathways for Youth Program
This program provides crisis intervention, counselling, and support to youth and their guardians in order to build mental resilience and mental fitness.

The Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre is pleased to offer a variety of support groups which provide an opportunity for participants to share common experiences to their level of comfort in a non-judgemental and welcoming atmosphere. Our team of highly qualified facilitators guide participants through topic discussions and by providing emotional support.

New Beginnings Support Group

Funded by the Department of Social Development, the New Beginnings Group provides support for female victims of family violence and sexual assault who have left, are leaving, or are currently living in an abusive relationship. This group provides an opportunity for participants to share common experiences and to offer support and healing to one another. In addition to the weekly support group, two Healing Retreat days are offered throughout the year with special activities and guest speakers.

Ongoing, open. Every other Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. For more information, contact Chantal LaPlante, Outreach Worker for Family Violence and Sexual Assault.

These support groups are offered based on demand:

• Mothers in Mind Program
• Caring Dads Program
• Moving Forward Program
• Male Adult Survivors of Sexual Assault Program
• Non-offending parent support group for childhood survivors of sexual assault

Support groups are also available for grief recovery, suicide bereavement, as well as for survivors of sexual abuse.

Domestic Violence Intervention Group

Funded by the Department of Public Safety, the domestic violence intervention program provides a 16-week narrative therapy approach to help perpetrators of violence to develop coping mechanisms and communication skills in order to have healthy future relationships.

Group length: 16 sessions, 2 hours each. For more information, contact Kristal LeBlanc, Executive Director.

To receive further information regarding any of these programs, please contact the centre and we would be happy to assist you.

The Residence of Hope Second Stage Housing Program provides affordable housing and support services to victims of family violence and their children. The Second Stage Housing Program also offers the services needed to empower these women to become financially and personally independent. The goal is to enable them to establish a life without violence.

Boutique C

Boutique C located at the Centre is a place where our clients can go in order to bring home unique clothing, accessories and toiletry items. This Boutique is made possible due to the hard work and dedication of our staff as well as due to the on-going generous donations from 2nd Edition in Moncton. A heartfelt thank you to 2nd Edition.

The Boutique is open to all clients who receive services at the Centre. This service is particularly important for victims of family violence and sexual assault who do not feel safe shopping at other second-hand stores.

Baby Box Program

The Baby Box Company, inspired by a Finnish tradition, is a global initiative designed to equip parents with the vital education and resources they need to give babies a safe, healthy, and equitable start in life. The Centre serves as a local distribution site for free baby boxes to parents in South-East New Brunswick.

Please visit https://www.babyboxco.com/ to learn more about the program and how to collect your free baby box at the Centre.

Crisis counselling, outreach services, Emergency Intervention Orders, counselling for victims, perpetrators, and children exposed to violence, as well as a variety of support groups.
Working with RCMP and other government partners, the soft Interview room provides a trauma-informed space for victims and their children to provide statements to police and other related professionals.
This program allows victims of sexual assault to be seen by medical staff on site to receive immediate care. The room is fully equipped for medical staff to perform forensic medical examinations.
A short-term housing program providing a harm-reduction facility for female victims and their children requiring immediate shelter for 0 to 90 days.
A second stage housing program offering 9 units for women and their children leaving domestic violence for up to 1 year which includes counselling and support programs.

Ohana is the first Centre of its kind in New Brunswick which offers a child-neutral space for families to have supervised parenting time as well as safe exchanges when there is a family breakdown.

A trauma-informed early childhood learning centre under development for children who have experienced an adverse event or who have had a history of violence and/or abuse.
The Centre provides a specialized canine, bred and trained from a school accredited by Assistance Dog International, to provide support to child and adult victims of violence as they navigate the criminal justice process.
Courage Centre sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart delivers several programs, presentations and workshops on issues relating to family violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, and emotional regulation in children, to name but a few.
A team of highly trained volunteers provide immediate assistance to those dealing with a crisis. The team works in collaboration with RCMP and is available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.
A 16 week trauma-informed program for perpetrators of domestic violence focusing on healing and healthy relationships.
Stop Now And Plan, is an evidence-based cognitive behavioural model that provides a framework for teaching children struggling with behaviour issues, and their parents, effective emotional regulation, self-control and problem-solving skills.
A 10 session concurrent program for children aged 6 to 12 and their mothers exposed to intimate partner violence.