Unison Elder Abuse Shelter

Unison at Kerby Centre


Description
Provides short - term shelter and case management for functionally independent older adults leaving an abusive home environment.

Service offers:

  • safe and secure short - term shelter
  • access to basic needs
  • case management for information, referral, and advocacy while transitioning to community living
  • community outreach services and supports as necessary

Affiliation: Partnered with Government of Alberta
Key Provider: registered social workers (RSW)
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals 55 years and older
  • leaving an abusive home environment
  • who are functionally independent
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call to schedule intake assessment

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-705-3250 (Elder Abuse Resource Line)
Web Site
https://unisonalberta.com/elder-abuse
Languages
English; Interpreter/Translation services; Tele-Interpreter / Language Lines
Fees
Fee: Yes,

The first 21 days of an individual's stay is free of charge. An assessment is then completed to determine whether the individual is able to extend their stay up to 3 months.


 


After 21 days, rent is charged at 30% of an individual's income up to a maximum of $400.00.


Fee Reduction: Yes,

Having no income is not an exclusion criteria.


Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual membership fee:

  • Individual $25.00

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
September 5, 2023
Location
Calgary
Hours of Operation
24/7