Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter

Donations and Volunteers


Description
Receives community support through people donating money, goods and/or their time.

Service offers:

  • no acceptance of used goods
  • acceptance of gift cards from retailers preferred such as Walmart, Superstore and other businesses where both clothes and food can be purchased
  • acceptance of new underwear, socks, slippers, and sleep wear for women and children, unused toiletries (regular sizes as opposed to trial sizes), feminine hygiene products
  • acceptance of baby items such as formula, food, bottles, wipes, children's toys
  • acceptance of food
  • acceptance of special items, such as children's dress up costumes for our child therapists to use, such as a child's policeman's uniform, a fireman's uniform, princess dresses, etc.
  • acceptance of special event tickets, admissions to recreation options
  • volunteer opportunities
Eligibility
Yes, Volunteers are subject to regular screening process.
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, For more information contact volunteer@cwes.ca or apply on website. Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-866-606-7233
Telephone
403-539-5130
Telephone
403-234-7233 (403-234-SAFE)
Fax
403-237-7728
TTY
403-262-2768
Web Site
http://www.calgarywomensshelter.com
Email
info@cwes.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - The front door of the shelter is wheelchair accessible. There is a main floor accessible washroom. Other disabled access: Yes - There are two rooms in the shelter accessible to women and children with disabilities. 
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 1, 2008
Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM