Women's Shelter and Support

Yellowhead Emergency Shelter for Women


Description
Provides short-term accommodation and support for women in crisis and their children.

Service offers:

  • a shelter for women and their children fleeing abuse, and women in crisis

Includes:

  • short-term accommodation
  • counselling, outreach, and follow-up support
  • walk-in assistance
  • public education
  • transportation to appointments and to the shelter if necessary

Additional COVID-19 safety protocols in place, such as masking when 2 meter physical distancing can no be maintained.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • women
  • 18 years and older
  • with or without dependent children
  • in crisis or fleeing abuse
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call the Crisis Line for an assessment prior to arrival
  • individuals are asked to call ahead to ensure availablity of space
Registered service dogs with paperwork are accepted. Proper documentation must accompany the service animal, and the resident must be able to care for the service animal themselves (such as walking, feeding, vet bills). 
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-661-0937 (Crisis Line)
Telephone
780-865-5133 (Crisis Line)
Telephone
780-865-4359 (Administration)
Fax
780-865-7151
Email
marj.luger@yeswomen.ca
Languages
English; Interpreter/Translation services - Other languages available through an interpreter service.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
April 26, 2022
Location
Hinton
Hours of Operation
24/7