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University of Calgary Campus Women's Resource Centre  
http://www.ucalgary.ca/women

Services Provided:
-Volunteer Opportunities
-Confidential, informal peer support
-Library
-Quiet study space and nap rooms
-Free tea and coffee

We provide a space for all individuals who are interested in advancing gender equity.

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Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre

Operates a shelter for women, with or without children, who are victims of family violence or confronted with any crisis. Offers weekly support groups for women, training and information regarding self-esteem, life skills, empowerment, custody, legal issues and family violence.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut  
http://www.heartandstroke.ab.ca/site/c.lqIRL1PJJtH/b.3650753/k.F791/Heart_Disease_Stroke_and_Healthy_Living.htm

Works to further the study, prevention and reduction of disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research, education and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

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Brenda Strafford Centre  
http://www.brendastraffordsociety.org

The Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence is a second-stage shelter for women and their children who have fled domestic violence. The Centre offers a safe and secure environment. During their six-month stay at the Centre, both women and children are provided with programs and services in a supportive yet independent environment.  Programs and services include: Residential Programs, Outreach Programs, Child & Youth Programs, Child Care Programs and Community Support.

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Edmonton Public Library  
http://www.epl.ca
Grande Prairie Women's Residence Association for Abused Women and Children (Odyssey House)

Provides safe, short-term and supportive accommodation for abused women and their children. Provides information groups for women on family violence, self-esteem and parenting. Offers one-on-one crisis intervention and a 24 hour crisis line. Provides a follow-up program for women and children setting up on their own.

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton  
http://www.sace.ab.ca

Operates a 24-hour crisis line, individual and/or group counselling and children's play therapy. Offers presentations, workshops and print material on sexual violence. Provides a support Process Group, available to women who have participated in an initial 14-week group.

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Awo-Taan Healing Lodge (formerly Awo-Taan Calgary Native Women's Shelter)  
http://www.awotaan.org
Provides an immediate response to domestic violence for women and children through a 24-hour crisis line. Offers a secured facility, individual counselling, group healing circles, community referrals, child support, advocacy, information and education regarding domestic violence, access to relevant resources, and support in basic needs such as transportation, donated clothing and meals. (See Details)
Alberta Aboriginal Women's Society
Assists aboriginal women, their families and communities in furthering their goals. Provides referral services and training programs.
Lesbian Mothers Support Society