Safe Harbour Society

Safe Harbour Society recently moved its daytime warming centre and overnight mat program for homeless adults to the former Cannery Row Bingo. (Photo contributed)

Safe Harbour Society more ready than ever for winter shelter rush

Move to former Cannery Row Bingo building means more shelter spaces available than ever before

  • Oct 18, 2020

 

Safe Harbour Society staff member Melody Holland spreads out the mats used by homeless at the overnight shelter for people under the influence of substances. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Safe Harbour Society seeks Christmas sponsors

The Safe Harbour Society is looking for more people, or groups, to…

 

Safe Harbour Society’s Warming Centre (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer warming centre gets busier in cold weather

Donations for gloves and winter clothing wanted

Safe Harbour Society’s Warming Centre (File photo by Advocate staff)
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(Advocate file photo).                                (Advocate file photo).
Kath Hoffman, Safe Harbour Society’s executive director. (Advocate file photo.)

Many of Red Deer’s homeless people won’t get into housing programs before winter

Safe Harbour’s director says more transitional housing is needed

Kath Hoffman, Safe Harbour Society’s executive director. (Advocate file photo.)
Dayne Stumpf, 25, died from a drug overdose on July 5, 2016. A Beacon of Hope fundraiser will be held in his memory Saturday. (Photo contributed)

Fundraiser honours son who lost his life to addiction

Beacon of Hope to be held July 13 in Sylvan Lake

Dayne Stumpf, 25, died from a drug overdose on July 5, 2016. A Beacon of Hope fundraiser will be held in his memory Saturday. (Photo contributed)
A Red Deer man was remanded into custody after two explosive devices were found at Safe Harbour last week. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A Red Deer man was remanded into custody after two explosive devices were found at Safe Harbour last week. (File photo by Advocate staff)
In this file photo, Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne speaks with Dr. Michael Mulholland and Safe Harbour Society’s executive director Kath Hoffman in 2017 after the official opening of Safe Harbour’s medical detox beds. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Implant for opioid addiction coming to Red Deer

Another weapon in the treatment arsenal

In this file photo, Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne speaks with Dr. Michael Mulholland and Safe Harbour Society’s executive director Kath Hoffman in 2017 after the official opening of Safe Harbour’s medical detox beds. (Photo by Advocate staff)
With drug consumption site approved in Red Deer’s Rail Lands, at least 2 businesses look to move

With drug consumption site approved in Red Deer’s Rail Lands, at least 2 businesses look to move

With the city moving ahead with a fenced-off supervised drug consumption site…

With drug consumption site approved in Red Deer’s Rail Lands, at least 2 businesses look to move
Kath Hoffman, Safe Harbour executive director, stands outside the temporary warming shelter. (Advocate file photo.)

Red Deer’s homeless citizens will get early access to warming shelter and a new year-round program space

Council approves funds to start a new daytime shelter with programs and activities

Kath Hoffman, Safe Harbour executive director, stands outside the temporary warming shelter. (Advocate file photo.)
Red Deer’s temporary Overdose Prevention Site is located in an ATCO trailer on the property of Safe Harbour Society, at 5246 53rd Ave. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s temporary Overdose Prevention Site is located in an ATCO trailer on the property of Safe Harbour Society, at 5246 53rd Ave. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Fentanyl documentary returns to Red Deer

Fentanyl documentary returns to Red Deer

Sunnybrook United Church hosts screening

Fentanyl documentary returns to Red Deer
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Red Deer public fears about mobile SCS units may transpire — or not

No application, so far, for safe injection trailer

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The Warming Centre at Safe Harbour closes for the season on April 30. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The Warming Centre at Safe Harbour closes for the season on April 30. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Melissa Gauvreau, shift lead at the Warming Centre, cleans tables at the centre in preparation for Wednesday’s opening. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)

Safe Harbour helps people escape the cold

Red Deer agency providing the first step in addictions treatment

Melissa Gauvreau, shift lead at the Warming Centre, cleans tables at the centre in preparation for Wednesday’s opening. (Photo by Susan Zielinski/Advocate staff)
Supportive staff at Safe Harbour Society’s detox

Supportive staff at Safe Harbour Society’s detox

Providing faster recovery from withdrawal from drugs and alcohol

Supportive staff at Safe Harbour Society’s detox
UPDATED: Medically-assisted detox available at Safe Harbour Society

UPDATED: Medically-assisted detox available at Safe Harbour Society

24-hour access to a team of doctors and nurses

UPDATED: Medically-assisted detox available at Safe Harbour Society
Kath Hoffman, executive-director of Safe Harbour Society (photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Twenty more “state of emergency” shelter beds opened in Red Deer

Council told Red Deer has the lowest number of shelter spaces in the province

Kath Hoffman, executive-director of Safe Harbour Society (photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Warming Centre operated by Central Alberta’s Safe Harbour Society for Health and Housing.
Warming Centre operated by Central Alberta’s Safe Harbour Society for Health and Housing.