We encourage and
support the need for an education.
We strive to attain personal responsibility, civic duty and
We foster a sense of acceptance and belonging in the community.
We promote respect, both for ourselves, and for those around us.
We maintain a safe environment, promoting a risk-free and healthy
We believe in, and encourage all; people to explore and preserve
cultural and ethnic identities.
We recognize each person's individual rights and promote expression
in an acceptable and appropriate manner.
message in mind, we strive to assist each young woman in
BEACON HOME to be strong physically and emotionally healthy and
better prepared to face her future.
Beacon Home is a seven bed residential care facility accepting
adolescent females aged 12-17. Our smaller community on the shores
of the St. Lawrence River has the advantage of small town closeness
and sense of community combined with ease of access to medium and
large urban centres and facilities. Located in Prescott, Ontario we are
halfway between Toronto and Montreal and 45 minutes from Ottawa and
Our central location allows us to easily facilitate parent-child
access, vary recreational activities and utilize specialized
services from many different areas.
Beacon Home is owned by Esther Aiken with 25 years of
experience dealing with adolescent and women's issues. Our staff
come from many disciplines and bring varied ideas and implementation
experience that allow us to creatively work with the strengths of
We deal with abuse, addictions, child protection, self-harm, fetal
alcohol syndrome, behaviour and mood disorders" suicidal ideation
and behaviour, learning disabilities...
Beacon Home is a member of OARTY (Ontario
Association of Residences Training Youth)
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