If you are in immediate danger, please call 911. If you cannot talk, stay on the line: Silent Call procedure will guarantee police are dispatched.
To connect with a Shared Intake Worker to enter the waitlist for a second-stage unit, please call (403) 860-9412.
Short-term emergency shelters for women fleeing violence:
Offers peer-based individual mentorship as well as group programs
- Distress Centre Calgary
Provides crisis support through a 24 hour support line and professional counselling
- Calgary Street Survival Guide
Lists a variety of services available to challenged and low income individuals facing daily struggles in Calgary
Am I in an Abusive Relationship?
The following information sheets can help you determine if you are in an abusive relationship and what options are available to you.
- Self Quiz: Am I in an Abusive Relationship?
- Healthy Relationships Information Sheet (Government of Alberta)
- Women in Abusive Relationships Information Sheet (Government of Alberta)
Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS)
ACWS is the unified voice of 42 member shelters. They offer a variety of resources to shelters and the public, including recent statistics and data, action-based research, and information for business and community involvement. ACWS also provides training opportunities for shelter leadership and staff.