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-Operates a 40-bed first stage emergency shelter for women & children fleeing domestic violence. The stay is up to 21 days (can be extended) and is free of charge inclusive of food, some clothing & incidentals as well as shelter. Professional crisis counselling is included as part of the program. -Provides and emergency crisis helpline (403-234-7233) for women in immediate crisis (24/7). -Provides outreach counselling to women and children who have left the shelter program, to assist their integration into a more normal life. -Provides community outreach counselling and support: * Women and children at risk of domestic violence but not in a position to move to the shelter program, * Teen counselling and support through high school programs, with respect to formimg and maintaining helathy relationships, * Counselling and support for men who have been or feel they are at risk to become perpetrators of domestic violence, * Counselling and support for older women (+55 yrs) who have experienced domestic violence
Be a healthy and sustainable organization. Strengthen services.Serve more people experiencing family violence and abuse.
Demonstrate leadership in changing attitudes, system policie and practices
Vision: A community free from family violence and abuse.
We are here to support individuals and families in their efforts to live free from family violence and abuse.