Womens Shelters Canada

Budget Brings New Hope To Women Fleeing Domestic Violence

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Living

"The reality is yes, a lot of shelters are at capacity and the sad fact is, yes, there is a real need for greater creation of space."

New Website Aims To Connect Abused Women Seeking Shelter With Help

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada Impact

A new website aims to give women and children seeking shelter from domestic abuse a one-stop connection to help.

"No One Ever Says 'I Want to Grow Up Homeless'"

Caroline Mulroney Lapham | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Impact
Caroline Mulroney Lapham

How does a woman who was abused by her father and addicted to drugs by her parents at that age ever get back on her feet? How does she grow up to become a functioning member of society? It can be hard enough for people with parents who care for them to succeed in life and find happiness, but with criminal acts perpetrated by family members this seems impossible.

The Woman Serving up Soup For a Good Cause

Laura Martin | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Impact
Laura Martin

On any given Sunday, women and men across the country gather together in professional kitchens under the guidance of professional chefs and produce litres and litres of nourishing, nurturing soups for Monday morning delivery to their local women's shelters. Nationally, Soup Sisters' events now churn out approximately 8,000 bowls of soup a month for 25 women's emergency shelters and youth-at-risk centres from Ottawa to Vancouver Island.