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Wellspring Family Resource and Crisis Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Provides a short-term emergency shelter that offers a safe environment for women in crisis with or without children. Provides emotional support and education. Provides services to all members of the community, including: a 24-hour crisis line; lay counselling; information; referral service to appropriate agencies; and, outreach support with follow-up (with priority given to family violence issues). Offers preventative initiatives including education, awareness and information. Operates a resource library with audio and visual materials on a variety of topics.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-778-6209
Email Address: 
wellsprg@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-778-2410
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-467-4049
Street Address: 
5116 51 Ave
City: 
Whitecourt
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T7S 1A1

Grande Prairie Women's Residence Association for Abused Women and Children (Odyssey House)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support
Residence

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-538-1332
Secondary Telephone: 
780-532-2672 (24 hour crisis line)
Email Address: 
gpwra@telus.net
Fax Number: 
780-532-1389
City: 
Grande Prairie
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T8V 4Z2
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Lloydminster Interval Home

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support
Residence

Offers 24 hour 7 day a week crisis intervention and information line, temporary, safe accommodation for women (and children) experiencing family problems or other life crisis, information and support for women who are physically and/or emotionally abused, referrals to appropriate community resources, support programs for families, educational programs for schools and other community organizations, and outreach support.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-875-0966 (24 hour confidential crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-808-5282 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
lihsi@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-875-0609
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1523
City: 
Lloydminster
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S9V 1K5

Crisis Association of Vegreville

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Residence

Provides crisis intervention through 24 hour help line. Provides short term, safe and supportive environment for abused women and their children, women in crisis or other women needing accommodation. Provides clients with information about services available.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-632-7070 (24-hour help line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-632-2233 (Business Line)
Fax Number: 
780-632-2283
Street Address: 
PO Box 1022
City: 
Vegreville
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T9C 1S1

Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Residence
Support group/peer support

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-594-3353 (Help line/Crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-594-5095 (Business line)
Email Address: 
frontline@dmscc.ca
Fax Number: 
780-594-7304
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-594-0533 (Crisis line)
Street Address: 
PO Box 419
City: 
Cold Lake
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T9M 1P1

Edmonton Women's Shelter (WIN House)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Provides shelter to abused women with children for a maximum three-week stay. Offers an outreach program to women who leave the shelter. Provides support, legal education assistance, advocacy and a 24 hour crisis and support line. Through the shelter women also have access to child support and outreach programs. Personal incidentals, medication and transportation are provided on a needs basis. Seed money fund provides for the start-up and development of new non-profit programs which may be proposed and are within the mission of Edmonton Women's Shelter. Seeks to increase awareness of the complex nature of violence against women through its Public Education Program.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-479-0058 (24 hour crisis and support line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-471-6709 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
ews@telusplanet.net
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
780-479-8252
Street Address: 
PO Box 20088
Addt'l Street Address: 
RPO Beverly
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5W 5E6

Brooks and District Women's Safe Shelter Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Offers 24 hour shelter accommodation for women and children leaving an abusive situation. Offers crisis intervention counselling, telephone crisis line, support group, information and referral services and community education.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-793-2232 (Crisis Line)
Secondary Telephone: 
403-362-2766 (Business Line)
Email Address: 
bdwsss@eidnet.org
Fax Number: 
403-793-8288
Street Address: 
PO Box 1045
City: 
Brooks
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T1R 1C6

Awo-Taan Healing Lodge (formerly Awo-Taan Calgary Native Women's Shelter)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-531-1970x200
Secondary Telephone: 
(Crisis lines) 403-531-1972 OR 403-531-1976
Email Address: 
awotaan@awotaan.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
403-531-1977
Street Address: 
PO Box 6084 Stn A
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2H 2L3

Bigstone Cree Nation Women's Emergency Shelter

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Provides safe and secure accommodation for women and children who are experiencing violence. Offers programs and services to work toward change and peace. Provides one on one counselling and support, group activities and children's services for shelter clients.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-891-3333 (crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-891-3905
Fax Number: 
780-891-3918
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-891-5322
Street Address: 
PO Box 900
City: 
Wabasca
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0G 2K0

Ermineskin Women's Shelter

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Residence

A Native women's shelter established to provide services to abused women and their children and other women who live on reserve or in surrounding areas where there are no other services on a 24-hour basis.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-585-4444 (24 hour crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-585-4470
Email Address: 
ews@incentre.net
Fax Number: 
780-585-3636
Street Address: 
PO Box 1830
City: 
Hobbema
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0C 1N0
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