Emergency Shelter

Safety when you need it.

Fleeing abuse? We can help. We have a secure facility for you and any children that may be in your care. To arrange a stay, call our 24/7 Crisis Intervention line at (780) 532-2672. Collect calls are accepted.

Our shelter has:

  • 14 bedrooms (42 beds).
  • Staff specialized in crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • Free on-site laundry.
  • Hot meals and snacks.
  • Clothing (for children and adults). Limited, emergency clothing for children and adults
  • Recreational and private spaces. Shelter has private deck and yard
  • Support groups.
  • A resource library.
  • Respite Childcare and After School programs.
  • Handicap accessibility. Limited mobility accessibility.
  • Pets are allowed, please call for more information.

What should you bring?

The below are only suggested items that may help you secure housing, employment, financial assistance and legal/police services if you are planning to leave your abuser. They are not required to stay at the shelter.

If you’re able to do so safely, you’re encouraged to bring your own clothing and cosmetics. We do have essentials available for your use, but they may not fit your specific style or shape.

Important Papers / IDs

    • Driver’s License.
    • AB Health Card.
    • Social Insurance Card.
    • Birth Certificate.
    • Immigration Papers.
    • Custody Papers.

Personal Items

    • Wallet / Purse.
    • Medication / Prescriptions.
    • Glasses / Contacts.
    • Comfort items.
    • Soother / Bottles (if children).