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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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SACHA Sexual Assault Centre   
http://www.sacha.ca
YWCA of Saskatoon  
http://ywcasaskatoon.com
Revelstoke Women's Shelter Society
Odyssey House

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

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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Dunmore Place, Tamitik Status of Women

A temporary safe home for women and their children who have experienced abuse or at risk of experiencing abuse.  Crisis line 24 hrs/day 7 days/week

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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UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women  
http://www.unifem.undp.org

UNIFEM promotes women's empowerment and gender equality on a global level; works to ensure participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice, and acts as a catalyst within the UN system, supporting efforts that link the needs and concerns of women to all critical issues on the national, regional and global agendas; focuses its work at country level within context of the UN Resident Coordinating System. Playing a strong advocacy role, the Fund concentrates on fostering a multilateral policy dialogue on women's empowerment.

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Aboriginal Women's Council of Saskatchewan

Forms an initiative of the Community Justice Programs of the Government of Saskatchewan. Includes in its objectives: educating and organizing Aboriginal women to help with issues such as safety, victimization, abuse and healing; influencing the development of social policy that is sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal women and children; promoting wellness and safe environments through community development and economic development, and; providing crime prevention and family violence programs for youth.