Ruah Counselling Centre

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Formerly Family Life Bureau.

Suite 200, The Lantern Bldg.
35 Barnes Road
St. John’s, NL A1C 3X1

Tel: (709) 579-0168          Fax: (709) 579-2799         Email:

Contact: Pauline A. Lake-Devine MSW, RSW, Director
Tel: (709) 579-0168          Email:


To support interdependence between individuals, relationships, communities and their environments. These services are client-focused and goal-oriented and seek to address the four aspects of the human person: physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual.  Clients are voluntary and seek counselling services to address various psychosocial issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, self-esteem, emotional regulation, relationship difficulties (e.g. marital conflict and/or separation) and blended family issues.

Target Population:

Clients 16 years of age and older. There is a standard rate for counselling services, however, there is a sliding scale relevant to income and clients may be eligible for services for no fee.

Highlight of Services / Programs Offered:

Ruah Counselling Centre offers a wide range of counseling services, workshops, and support groups: