women shelters

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

 

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

 

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

 

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