Survivors who connect with The One but do not meet its criteria for Survivor will be connected with services in the community that can best support their unique needs.

No Survivor will be sent away without applicable resources or information and anyone can contact the resources listed.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of Domestic Violence and Abuse Resources available in Calgary and surrounding areas.


Crisis Line Resources

24-Hour Family Violence Helpline

Phone: (403) 234- SAFE (7233)

Toll Free: 1-866-606-7233

Calgary Women’s Shelter Website

Connect: Family & Sexual Abuse Network

Phone: (403) 237-5888

Toll Free in Alberta: 1-877-237-5888

Connect Website

Family Violence Info Line

Toll Free in Alberta 24-hour Family Violence Info Line: 310‑1818
Bullying Helpline: 1‑888‑456‑2323
Child Abuse Hotline: 1‑800‑387‑5437

Human Services Website 

(online chat available from 12pm -8pm MST)

Treatment, Education and Prevention Resources

Jewish Family Services (JFS) is a non-denominational and inclusive social service agency. JFS Shalom Bayit Program is designed to make a difference in the Calgary community for those who have experienced or are experiencing abuse.

Phone: (403) 287-3510



Empowers people, organizations and communities to break the cycle of domestic violence.  

Phone: (403) 234-7337


YW Calgary

YW counselling is a key support in domestic abuse. YW accepts referrals from Children’s Services and works with the legal system to provide domestic violence treatment.

Phone: (403) 263-1550

Crisis Line: (403) 266-0707


Women’s Shelters

Awo Taan Healing Lodge

Awo Taan Healing Lodge provides programs and services to women, children and families from all cultures, who have suffered from family violence and all forms of abuse, in a uniquely Aboriginal atmosphere.

Crisis Line: (403) 531-1972 or (403) 531-1976 

  or  (403) 531-1970, ext 210 or 211

Main Line:  (403) 531-1970, ext. 200


The Brenda Strafford Centre 

The Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence is a second-stage, six-month stay,

shelter for women and their children who have fled domestic violence.

Helpline: (403) 234-7233

Phone: (403) 270-7240 


Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter

Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter houses women with children and single women experiencing family violence and abuse,

providing a safe haven from violence.

Crisis Line: (403) 234-SAFE (7233)

Toll Free: 1- 866- 606- 7233


Discovery House

Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society provides shelter, hope and education to

families affected by family violence. 

Phone: (403) 670-0467


Sonshine Centre

Sonshine Centre is a one-year residential facility with counseling and supportive services for

women and children fleeing domestic violence.

Phone: (403) 243-2002

Sonshine Centre (Shelter) inquiries: (403) 243-2002

Community Counselling inquiries: (403) 705-3474

Day Homes inquiries: (403) 705-3476

YW Calgary Domestic Violence Shelter (Sheriff King Home)

YW Sheriff King Home is a short-stay crisis shelter for women and their children leaving domestic abuse and violence.

The shelter provides basic needs, including food and personal items, as well as

individual domestic abuse counselling and support.

Crisis Line: (403) 226-0707

Phone: (403) 263-1550