1st Stage Short-term accommodation and services for women and children fleeing violence. Length of stay can be days, weeks, or months, depending on the shelter/transition house.
2nd Stage Longer-term accommodation for women and children who may not be fleeing immediate abuse, but still require continued support and safety. Length of stay may be months or years, depending on the shelter.
Pets Allowed, Onsite Pets are housed in the shelter itself, either in private rooms, in a designated area, or in an adjacent building.
Pets Allowed, Offsite The shelter has a partnership with an outside organization that will temporarily house or foster pets while the woman is staying in the shelter/transition house.
Fully Accessible Every floor and service offered in the shelter is fully wheelchair accessible.
Partly Accessible A woman with mobility restrictions can stay at the shelter/transition house but may not be able to access the entire building.
Children’s Programming, Onsite Programming for children such as counselling is available within the shelter, either by shelter staff or by a partner organization.
Children’s Programming, Offsite Programming for children such as counselling is available offsite through a partnership with an outside organization.