Alberta: Transition Houses and Shelters for Abused Women in Canada 2008

Alberta

Community Resource Centre

Serving the Bow Valley community
Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise & area AB
Tel: (403) 760-3200
Fax: (403) 760-3234
E-mail: crc@ywcabanff.ab.ca
Web site: www.ywcabanff.ab.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Safe Homes

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation

Rowan House Emergency Shelter

PO Box 610
Black Diamond, AB T0L 0H0
Tel: (403) 933-3370
Fax: (403) 933-3370
E-mail: rowanhouse@nucleus.com
Web site: www.rowanhouseonline.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Cantara Safe House

Brooks & District
Women's Safe Shelter Society
PO Box 1045
Brooks, AB T1R 1B8
Tel: (403) 362-2766 (administration)
(403) 793-2232 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 793-8288
E-mail: bdwsss@shaw.ca
Web site: bdwsss.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
  • Pet boarding arrangements

Awo Taan Native Women's Shelter

PO Box 6084, Station A
Calgary, AB T2H 2L3
Tel: (403) 531-1970
(403) 531-1972 (crisis)
(403) 531-1976 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 531-1977
E-mail: awotaan@awotaan.org
Web site: www.awotaan.org/

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Brenda Strafford Centre

PO Box 61141
Kensington RPO
Calgary, AB T2N 4S6
Tel: (403) 270-7240
Fax: (403) 270-7166
E-mail: thecentre@brendastraffordsociety.org
Web site: www.straffordfoundation.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter

PO Box 52051
Edmonton Trail N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 8K9
Tel: (403) 290 1552
(403) 234-7233(crisis)
TTY: (403) 262-2768
E-mail: info@cwes.calgary.ab.ca
Web site: www.calgarywomensshelter.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Discovery House

PO Box 85058
Albert Park PO
Calgary, AB T2A 7R7
Tel: (403) 670-0467
Fax: (403) 670-0475
E-mail: shelter@discoveryhouse.ca
Web site: www.discoveryhouse.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Childcare

Kerby Centre (Senior's shelter)

1133 7th Avenue South West
Calgary, AB T2P 1B2
Tel: (403) 705-3244 (administration)
(403) 705-3250 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 705-3211
E-mail: shelter@kerbycentre.com
Web site: www.kerbycentre.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • There may be a charge for services
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • Children can not be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation

YWCA SheriffKing Home

Calgary, AB
Tel: (403) 266-4111 (administration)
(403) 266-0707 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 206-2762
(403) 262-1743
E-mail: sheriffk@ywcaofcalgary.com
Web site: www.ywcaofcalgary.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Brigantia Place

PO Box 1405
Camrose, AB T4V 1X3
Tel: (780) 672-1173
(780) 672-1035 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 672-9885
E-mail: execdirector@brigantiaplace.org
Web site: www.brigantiaplace.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre

PO Box 419
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1P1
Tel: (780) 594 5095
(780) 594-3353 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 594-7304
E-mail: crisis@telusplanet.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Big Stone Cree Nation Women's

Emergency Shelter
PO Box 900
Desmarais, AB T0G 0T0
Tel: (780) 891-3905
(780) 891 3333 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 891-3918

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Edmonton Women's Shelter Ltd.

(W.I.N. House)
c/o PO Box 20088, R.PO Beverly
Edmonton, AB T5W 5E6
Tel: (780) 471-6709
(780) 479-0058(crisis)
Fax: (780) 479-8252
E-mail: ewsinfo@telus.net
Web site: www.winhouse.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • Pet boarding arrangements

Lurana Shelter

PO Box 39030
Norwood Postal Outlet
Edmonton, AB T5B 4T8
Tel: (780) 429-2002
(780) 424-5875 (crisis & TTY)
Fax: (780) 426-3237
E-mail: adminassist@luranashelter.com
Web site: www.luranashelter.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

W.I.N.G.S. of Providence Society

PO Box 32141
Edmonton, AB T6K 4C2
Tel: (780) 426-4985
Fax: (780)424-3625

Organizational Attributes:

  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Women's Emergency Accomodation Centre

Edmonton, AB
Tel: (780) 423-5302
Fax: (780) 424-9642
E-mail: weac@e4calberta.org
Web site: www.e4calberta.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • Children can not be accommodated

Crossroads Women's Shelter and Resource Centre

PO Box 1194
Fairview, AB T0H 1L0
Tel: (780) 835 2120 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 835-2047
E-mail: crossrds@telusplanet.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Unity House - Fort McMurray Family Crisis Society

PO Box 6165
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4W1
Tel: (780) 743 4691
(780) 743-1190 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 791-5560
E-mail: fcs.e-d@shawcable.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation

Grande Cache Transition House Society

PO Box 1242
Grande Cache, AB T0E 0Y0
Tel: (780) 827-3776
(780) 827-1791 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 827-2204
E-mail: teahouse@telus.net
Web site: www.GrandeCacheTransition.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Odyssey House

PO Box 1395
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 1M1
Tel: (780) 532 2672
(780) 532-2672 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 532-1389

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Safe Home

PO Box 396
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0
Tel: (780) 926-2277
(780) 926 3899 (crisis)
1-888-926-0301 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 926-3874
E-mail: safehome@telusplanet.net
Web site: www.safe4all.org/resource-list/view/11298

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation

Yellowhead Emergency Shelter for Women Society

PO Box 6401
Hinton, AB T7V 1X7
Tel: (780) 865 4359
(780) 865-5133 (crisis)
1-800-661-0937 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 865-7151
E-mail: yeswomen@shaw.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Ermineskin Women's Shelter Society

PO Box 1830
Hobbema, AB T0C 1N0
Tel: (780)585-4470
(780) 585-4444 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 585-3636
E-mail: ews@incentre.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Hope Haven Women's Shelter

PO Box 2168
Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0
Tel: (780) 623-3104
(780) 623-3100 (crisis)
1-866-727-4673 (toll free/sans frais)
Fax: (780) 623-2094
E-mail: hhaven@telusplanet.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Native Women's Transition Home Society

PO Box 1448
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K2
Tel: (403) 329-6506
Fax: (403) 329-0285
E-mail: nwthsoc90@hotmail.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

YWCA Harbour House

c/o 604 8th Street S.
Lethbridge, AB T1J 2K1
Tel: (403) 329-0088 (administration)
(403) 320 1881(crisis, collect calls accepted/
appels à frais virés acceptés)
1-866-296-0447 (toll free)
Fax: (403) 327-9112
E-mail: kpotvin@ywcalethbridge.org
Web site: www.ywcalethbridge.org/harbour.htm

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Lloydminster Interval Home Society

PO Box 1523
Lloydminster, AB S9V 1K5
Tel: (780) 808-5282 (administration)
(780) 875 0966 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 875-0609
E-mail: lihsi@telusplanet.net
Web site: www.intervalhome.ab.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Musasa House

PO Box 2500
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8G8
Tel: (403) 527-8223
Fax: (403) 580-8207
E-mail: info@psh-medhat.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Phoenix Safe House

Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society
PO Box 2500
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8G8
Tel: (403) 527-8223
(403) 529-1091 (crisis)
1-800-661-7949 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 526-0209
E-mail: info@psh-medhat.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Eagle's Nest Stoney Family Shelter

PO Box 820
Morley, AB T0L 1N0
Tel: (403) 881-2025 (administration)
(403) 881-2000
Fax: (403) 881-2413

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Peace River Regional Women's Shelter

PO Box 7738
Peace River, AB T8S 1T3
Tel: (780) 624 3466
1-877-624-3466
Fax: (780) 624-1469
E-mail: prrws@telusplanet.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • American Sign Language
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • Pet boarding arrangements

Pincher Creek Women's Emergency Shelter

PO Box 2092
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Tel: (403) 627-2114
(403) 627-4868 (crisis)
1-888-354-4868 (toll free)
Fax: (403) 627-4808
E-mail: pcwesa@telusplanet.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter

PO Box 561
Red Deer, AB T4N 5G1
Tel: (403) 346 5643
1-888-346-5643 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 341-3510
E-mail: generalinfo@cawes.com
Web site: www.cawes.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • Pet boarding arrangements

A Safe Place

Strathcona Shelter Society Ltd.
PO Box 3282
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2T2
Tel: (780) 464-7232
(780) 464 7233 (crisis)
TTY: (780) 464-7233
Fax: (780) 467-3511
E-mail: safeplace@shaw.ca
Web site: www.asafeplace.ca/website/index.php

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • American Sign Language
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Columbus House of Hope

PO Box 1237
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0
Tel: (780) 645 5132
1-800-263-3045
Fax: (780) 645-1966

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Childcare

Wheatland Shelter

Community Crisis Society
PO Box 2162
Strathmore, AB T1P 1K2
Tel: (403) 934-6643
(403) 934-6634 (crisis)
1-877-934-6634 (crisis)
Fax: (403) 934-6661
E-mail: ccs-reg5@telus.net
Web site: www.wheatlandshelter.com

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Safe Haven Women's Shelter

PO Box 4113
Taber, AB T1G 2C6
Tel: (403) 223-0483 (collect calls accepted/appels
à frais virés acceptés)
Fax: (403) 223-4889
E-mail: tabercrisis@hotmail.com
Web site: www.tabersafehaven.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • Pet boarding arrangements

Wellspring Family Resource and Crisis Centre

Whitecourt, AB
Tel: (780) 778 6209
1-800-467-4049 (crisis)
Fax: (780) 778-2410
E-mail: wellsprg@telusplanet.net

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation
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