women shelters

Jacquie Boyd, executive-director of the Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter, hopes to get a federal grant to help the expansion project break ground in the third quarter of 2022. (Contributed image)

Growing demand for the Red Deer women’s shelter points to more cases of domestic abuse

Twice as many women are being turned away monthly from CAWES as in 2021

 

Central Alberta Outreach Society is one of 10 agencies that are part of the Blueprint Project in the Red Deer area. (Photo from Facebook)

Red Deer agencies collaborate to help domestic violence survivors

New data collection app connects agencies

 

The first annual Trash Your Dress for CAWES is set for Aug. 16. (File photo)

Time to pull wedding dresses out of storage

Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter fundraiser

The first annual Trash Your Dress for CAWES is set for Aug. 16. (File photo)
Rayann Toner, executive-director of the Central Alberta Women’s Shelter. (Contributed photo).                                Contributed photo                                Rayann Toner, executive-director of the Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter, is concerned more women are facing potentially deadly domestic situations, and the shelter can only meet about a quarter of the local demand for safe accommodation.

Central Alberta women are fleeing from more dangerous domestic violence

‘It’s tremendously concerning,’ says shelter director

Rayann Toner, executive-director of the Central Alberta Women’s Shelter. (Contributed photo).                                Contributed photo                                Rayann Toner, executive-director of the Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter, is concerned more women are facing potentially deadly domestic situations, and the shelter can only meet about a quarter of the local demand for safe accommodation.
Contributed illustration                                Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter said less bus service is putting women in rural areas at greater risk.

Fewer rural bus routes stops victims of abuse from reaching Red Deer

50 to 60 per cent of clients come from rural areas

Contributed illustration                                Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter said less bus service is putting women in rural areas at greater risk.
Women turned away from underfunded shelters: new national report

Women turned away from underfunded shelters: new national report

OTTAWA — Women who are victims of violence are being turned away…

Women turned away from underfunded shelters: new national report