I moved from South Africa to Canada with my family in 1998. I was 17.  It is difficult to explain how isolated you feel, when you are no longer in the home you have always known; when you have to leave your extended family and friends behind, and have no familiarity or sense of belonging in your new life.

SHARE is a new beginning! Its professional staff and volunteers provide a sense of welcoming, resources, and guidance on how to start over, for those individuals and families who have left everything behind in search of a better life for their children and themselves.

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