The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter Society
Name of Organization
Type of Organization
Delivery Method
Online, In person, Both
Contact Information
Box 561, Red Deer, Alberta (AB) T4N 5G1
Organization phone number
Contact Name
Sara Toms
Contact phone number
Organization website URL
Contact email address
Organization email address
Geographic zones of services
Choose location
Canada, Alberta (AB), Central Alberta, Red Deer
Choose province in which you serve cities
Alberta (AB)
Central Alberta cities
Red Deer
Choose Alberta regions
Central Alberta
Are you offering specific services to these groups? (You can choose multiple)
Basic Needs, Health
Basic Needs Categories
Health Categories
Mental Health Assessment and Treatment, Mental Health Support Services
Housing/Shelter Sub-categories Services
Crisis/Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing/Shelter
Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Sub-categories Services
Crisis intervention
Mental Health Support Services Sub-categories Services
Mental Health Information/Education, Therapy Referrals, Talklines/Warmlines, Group Counselling, Professional supervision/consultation
Specify Services

>Risk assessment and safety planning.
>Outreach supports including intimate partner violence education, referrals, advocacy, group programs.
>24/7/365 Crisis Line to provide crisis support, risk assessment, safety planning, and referrals.
>Safe, emergency housing for women and children fleeing intimate partner violence or other crises.
>24/7/365 access to Crisis Workers for safety and case planning.
>Referrals to legal, medical, Children’s Services, educational services, housing services, financial services.
>Ongoing Outreach Supports available, which are very client centred and so vary on an individual basis.
>Parenting supports including advocacy, education on the Nurturing Parenting Program and referrals.
>Support throughout the criminal court processes in conjunction with the Crown Prosecutor’s Offices.

Specify Methods

>Dr. Campbell’s Danger Assessment
>Nurturing Skills Competency Scales
>Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory
>Violence Assessment Form
>Trauma Symptom Checklist
>Coping Skills Inventory

Choose forum
Alberta (AB)
Alberta Forums
Calgary, Edmonton

>Dr. Campbell’s Danger Assessment, ACES, Nurturing Skills Competency Scales, Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory, Violence Assessment Form, Trauma Symptom Checklist, Coping Skills Inventory.
>Repeated administration of the parenting questionnaires for the Nurturing Parenting Program (Nurturing Skills Competency Scales and Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory), and for the Outreach Program use of the Coping Skills Inventory and the Trauma Symptom checklist to gauge progress.

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