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Amal S.

I am the in house counsellor for Nisa Homes Vancouver. I coach the women who stay with us to cope with their stressful situations. 

Things that make me happy are sushi and crocheting. I can speak English and Arabic.

"I am passionate about Nisa Homes because I am able to empower women and get them to open up about their struggles. This is a place where we can help women realize that there is hope beyond the struggles and pain that they have experienced."

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Azia H.

I assist with tasks around one of the homes while providing support to the residents as needed.

Things that make me happy are nachos and painting. I can speak English and Urdu.

“I am passionate about Nisa Homes because we are able to help women who are struggling with difficult and traumatic issues in their lives.”

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Huma S.

I am a counsellor at Nisa Homes, providing individual and group-based therapy for residents.

Things that make me happy are Italian food and reading. I can speak English and some Urdu.

“I am passionate about Nisa Homes because I believe in the importance of helping our community members and empowering women.”

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Reena V.

I am the Mental Health Specialist at Nisa Homes. I design and deliver Mental Health and Wellness programs for our residents. I also lead emotional resilience mentoring sessions with both our staff and our residents.

Things that make me happy are drinking chai tea and spending time in nature.

"I am passionate about Nisa Homes because I believe it’s important to support women through difficult times and empower them to live optimal lives."

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Yasmine Y.

Things that make me happy are ice cream and watching tv. I can speak English and Arabic.

"I am passionate about Nisa Homes because I have always known I wanted to work with marginalized women who have nowhere else to turn. After having experienced the effects of domestic violence with close friends and family, and learning about the limited resources, the stigma, and the barriers, when the opportunity to be part of Nisa Homes presented itself, I knew I had to be a part of it."

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Sabeeha S.

I am the GTA Regional Manager and I represent Nisa Homes at community activities, networks and coalitions. I reach out to community members, businesses and organizations for financial and in kind donations.

Things that make me happy are all types of food and travelling. I can speak English, Urdu and French.

"I am passionate about Nisa Homes because abused and displaced women in our community are often overlooked when it comes to resources and support. It enabled me empower women and help them start their lives afresh."

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Shareefa S.

I help manage the social media, creative content and public relations side of Nisa Homes.

Things that make me happy are juicy beef burgers and photography. I can speak English, Hindi, and Urdu.

"I am passionate about Nisa Homes because I believe every woman and child deserves the right to be safe, happy and empowered. The resources specifically available for marginalized women are extremely limited, I wanted to be a part of  this much needed change."