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  • Government Reg. No: 247
  • Registered On: 2005-06-08
  • Centre Member No: 1524

Target Demographics

members only

Annual Budget / Structure

members only

Profile Stats

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  • Last Administered: 07-07-15


    Mailing Address
  • P.O. Box HM 2498, Hamilton, HM GX
  • (441) 292-5941

  1. Primary Contact Person(s)

    Primary Contact

    • Carolyn Armstrong
      Executive Director


    • Ruth Skinner
      Live-in Supervisor/Coordinator
  2. Classification(s) Based on the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)

  3. Our Mission

    To provide holistic support for persons with HIV and their families: spiritual, financial, physical, emotional and psychological, in a spirit of compassion and empathy. To provide accommodation for homeless HIV sufferers. To educate the community by providing information to dispel myths and fears, and to contain the spread of the virus.

  4. About Us

    Counseling service for adolescents and teens who are HIV affected. Resource people for lectures and educational projects to schools, business, and churches. STAR was founded in April 1986 as a result of a vision received by Mrs. Chris Atcheson. Since 1993 Light House has become refuge, safe haven, home to 47 residents... Read More

  5. Programme and Service Highlights

    Confidential compassionate counseling by experienced councellors. Personal caregivers visit home, hospital and hospice on a regular basis. Provision of housing at the Light house, which provides specifically for the needs of the person living with AIDS before they need to be hospitalized. Assistance with expenses which... Read More

  6. People
    Members Only

  7. Files
    Members Only