Living in Victoria, Cecily left home when she was just 13. Eventually, Cecily made her way to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside where she met a youth worker from Street Life and got connected in with Work Life, being employed through our partners Mission Possible.
After 8 months Cecily graduated from the program and she is now working part time and going to school. Deservedly, Cecily recently received the Mission Possible Comeback Award, recognising the immense courage and perseverance she has shown in overcoming challenges.
We are so proud of her and thankful to have her in our community! Here’s a glimpse of her story and her incredibly spirit: