Kelowna Women's Shelter


Business Number: 118843473RR0001

Our Mission

The Kelowna Women's Shelter  values the basic human right to freedom from physical, emotional and sexual abuse and provides: sanctuary, advocacy, support and self-development opportunities for women and children during and after crisis.

About Kelowna Women's Shelter

The Central Okanagan Emergency Shelter is a non profit Society, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Our Society is a member of B.C. / Yukon Society of Transition Houses, a network of women's shelters, transition houses, and safe homes across B.C., yet we function as an independent organization. Our staff and volunteers provide a range of supportive services to women and children in the area boundaried by Oyama to the North and Peachland to the South.

Our programs and services include:

- Transition House

- 2nd Stage Housing

- Children Who Witness Abuse Program

- Inside/Out Teen Anti-Violence Program

- Support Groups and one-on-one outreach counselling

- Childcare and transportation for clients who attend support groups, court and appointments

- KWS Thrift Store

- Volunteer Program and community awareness about healthy relationships

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