Our Mission

To provide a safe, supportive enviroment and promote community awarness to prevent family violence by empowering women and children in abusive situations.

Crisis Line

crisislinePhone:
645-5195
Toll Free:
1-800-263-3045
24 hours

If you are in immediate danger call 911

Your most important job is to listen. While your first instinct may be to take action, resist that urge. Give your support by showing concern, listening and being there when needed. Don’t offer specific advice about leaving but instead be a link to resources in the community. It must be the victim’s decision to leave. The most dangerous time for a woman is when she has made the decision to leave the abusive relationship. There is nothing simple about her situation. Resist judgement. If you are confident that there is an explicit threat to cause physical harm or if you are witnessing the violence directly, do call the police. Be sure to contact the child protection hotline if children are in danger. Child abuse hotline is 1-800-387-KID SOURCE: THE ALBERTA COUNCIL OF WOMEN'S SHELTERS ( ACWS ) www.acws.ca

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Make a donation

HOW CAN YOU HELP? Please support women and children staying at the shelter through the donation of funds, gifts and essential items. Make a donation Online. Click here for more information.

Columbus House of Hope

is a proud member of
acws

Become a volunteer

HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER?? You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer. Both men and women are welcome to volunteer. Click here for more information.