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Violence is a reality in our world

But it doesn’t have to be

Our focus is on stopping violence before it begins

Strong Orange is a Canada-wide charity created to provide quality violence prevention and personal safety training to everyone at risk from the youngest child to the oldest senior

From school to home – from work to the street

we want everyone to feel safe — that starts with Strong Orange

Building STRONG Communities

A large and diverse group of community members have come together to support the Heron Gate neighborhood in their drive to become a healthier and safer part of the City of Ottawa. The partnership between people of all political stripes, cultural backgrounds and career paths, has formed an Advisory Board for the project known as Building STRONG Communities.

The philosophy behind the violence prevention and personal safety geared charity, called Strong Orange (www.strongorange.org) with a clear passion and commitment to working with those most disadvantaged and at risk, has been married into a wider program to address the many needs within Heron Gate. The outcome promises to be transformational. The neighborhood residents are directly involved in moving their aspirations forward towards independence and strength in positive and constructive ways. The long term goals of Building STRONG Communities include making the template available to any community that is interested in the holisitic approach that is coming to Heron Gate early in 2019.

Strong Orange students are given the best tools for their physical, psychological and emotional well-being to prevent violence and the confidence and skills to respond if required.

Strong Orange programs are backed by years of training, research and best practice study to keep you, your children, your students, your employees and your community safe and sound.

Violence Prevention Courses include:

  • Young women’s empowerment
  • Women at risk self defence program
  • Non-violent communications
  • Team building

Strong, Competent, Safe, Confident

Registered Charity # 82069 8777 RR0001

FREE WOMEN’S & GIRLS Self Defence Course

In honour of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence in Canada

Saturday December 1, 2018 This free seminar covers the basic of violence prevention and self defence. Bring friend, a co-worker or a group! Women of all ages are welcome; including mothers and daughters (from age 5). 

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  • Girls Self Defence and Violence Prevention
  • Boys Bully Proofing and Self Defence
  • Young Women’s Self Defence, Empowerment and Leadership Course
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