Grande Prairie Women's Residence

Community Support Services


Description
Offers support, tools, and encouragement to help women help themselves.

Service provides:

  • a 1-on-1 support program that offers women safety and healing while they rebuild their lives from an unhealthy or abusive relationship
  • support groups - Abuse Information Group and Self-Esteem Group

Includes:

  • help with understanding healthy relationships, safety planning, parenting struggles, boundary setting, addictions, legal issues, financial independence, self-care, and assertiveness
  • emotional support, advocacy, and referrals
  • listening without judgment, standing by the client in the face of confrontation, and / or¬†giving them a safe place to cry and heal
  • staff who support women making choices in their lives
  • free childcare
Eligibility
Yes, Eligibility varies by program:
  • 1-on-1 support - women who have already left or are still struggling within an unhealthy or abusive relationship
  • support groups - open to all women
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call or e-mail the Community Support Manager
  • no sign-up is required to attend the support groups
If client needs special safety precautions, leave detailed instructions about the safest way to reach them. If childcare is required, call or e-mail to pre-register the day of the group session.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting period. Contact for details.

Telephone
780-538-1332 (Office)
Telephone
780-532-2672 (24 Hour Crisis Line)
Telephone
780-538-1332 Ext. 106 (Childcare)
Web Site
https://www.odysseyhouse.ca
Email
admin@odysseyhouse.ca(Office); childcare@odysseyhouse.ca(Childcare)
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 8, 2021