Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society

Phoenix Safe House Emergency Shelter


Description
Offers an emergency shelter for individuals who are experiencing family violence.

Service provides:

  • an emergency shelter to individuals with or without children who are experiencing family violence

Includes:

  • 30 beds
  • individual bedrooms for families (those without children may be asked to share a room when space is limited)
  • a wheelchair accessible bedroom
  • a communal living space with amenities such as a kitchen, dining room, living room, television (TV) lounges, a gym, and a laundry room
  • play spaces and a day care facility for children
  • meals
  • support
  • information
  • safety planning
  • referrals to other community resources
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals fleeing family violence
Individuals who are homeless may also be eligible based on assessment.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call to inquire about accessing the shelter
Assessment for suitability required prior to admission. Assessments can be done over the phone or in person. Certified and licensed service animals with registration card / proper documentation welcome. Emotional support or therapy animals not accepted.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-661-7949
Telephone
403-529-1091 (24 Hour Helpline)
Fax
403-526-0209
Web Site
http://www.mhwss.ca
Email
info@mhwss.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Individual $10.00

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 14, 2019