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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.

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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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.

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)
Odyssey House

Shelter for women and children, 24 hour crisis line, complete confidentiality, public education, battering information, self esteem, parenting and children’s group.

Sucker Creek Women's Emergency Shelter

Mandate: To provide shelter for women in crisis as well as abused women and children.

Lurana Shelter  
http://www.canacal.com/lurana/

Lurana Shelter is a first-stage emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence. It provides safe shelter in a confidential location, immediate crisis intervention, food, clothing, transportation and child support.

At Lurana Shelter, our main objective is to facilitate empowerment of the women and children we serve. We seek to empower by encouraging information based decision-making; by increasing awareness of the cycle of violence and the effects of abuse; by working to reduce the problematic symptoms experienced by child witnesses; by strengthening the relationship between the child and the non-abusive parent; by encouraging positive behaviour patterns and attitudes in the children; and by helping mothers attain the tools that will enable her to build a safe, nurturing environment for her children.

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Hope Haven Society  
http://www.acws.ca/shelter_display.php?shelter_id=21

Provides a variety of programs listed on this link.

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SAFE Home (High Level, Alberta)

Offers shelter and counselling 24 hours a day to women in crisis and their children. Operates a 24-hour crisis line. Provides public education on family violence and dating violence to all communities in provincial Region 17.

Pincher Creek Women's Emergency Shelter Association

Provides safe shelter and support services for women and children fleeing abusive situations. Offers 24 hour counselling, educational programs, 24-hour crisis line, support groups, outreach and advocacy. Offers weekly Healing Circle, in-house support groups, advocacy, parenting skills, workshops on family violence, residential services, childcare, transportation, crisis intervention, referrals and information.