Executive Director - Jeff C. Borden, ICADC, ICCS
Jeff Borden has been involved with the Place of Refuge Society for over four years and is our Executive Director and primary addiction counsellor. He holds international certifications in both addictions counselling and as a clinical supervisor in Canada and the USA.
He brings over twenty years of experience working in a variety of settings in the addictions field. Some of them include, the Ministry of Children and Families, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Turning Point, Phoenix Society, Private Practice and Community Living of British Columbia.
Jeff has always had a passion working with people who have substance use issues and that fall within the marginalized population. His role is to provide a safe and supportive environment enabling our clients to find a wider range of healthy choices for their lives. Jeff provides the program development, individual counselling and life skill programming for the residents.
Jeff is currently working on his degree in Social Justice and Leadership at the Union Institute and University.