Brenda Strafford Centre

Second Stage Shelter


Description
Provides programming and accommodations for mothers with children who have experienced family violence and require support to begin or resume independent living.

Service offers:

  • temporary accommodation for up to six months
  • referral, support, and advocacy services
  • family and group counselling supports
  • employment and career seeking supports
  • supports for finding long term housing and financial supports
Key Provider: childcare workers, counsellors, housing locators, multicultural family support workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to women and children experiencing domestic violence.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • referral from agency or self-referral 
  • call 403-860-9412 or visit website for more information
Referral Process: Yes,

Referrals are made by emergency shelters or self-referrals from women affected by domestic violence.



Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time varies. Contact for details. 

Telephone
403-270-7240
Fax
403-270-7166
Web Site
http://www.brendastraffordsociety.org
Email
centre@brendastraffordsociety.org
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Service fee is 30% of the client's income for rent.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Subsidies may be available.

Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

Referrals are made by emergency shelters or self-referrals from women affected by domestic violence.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
July 14, 2016