Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter Every individual has a right to live free from family violence

The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter offers safe refuge, personal counseling, and community support for families experiencing family violence. Every year, we meet nearly 3,000 people who have made the brave step towards a life free from violence. There are thousands more in our community who still need our help.

Family violence is an issue that not only impacts individuals and families, but communities as a whole. Thanks to CAWES’ dedication to prevention initiatives, child-focussed healing programs, and providing the necessary tools for our clients to become safely independent, we are seeing promising improvements in rates of family violence in Central Alberta. As experts in the field of family violence, we continually create ground-breaking opportunities for education and awareness. We are proud to report that great things are happening at CAWES, and people’s lives are changing.

You are not alone. Read some of the courageous stories of women who have overcome abuse and violence

 

CAWES Named 'The Best'

So exciting for our organization and our supporters!!! CAWES is very pleased to be announced as one of the Best for 2014! See Page 18 CAWES is named the Best Charitable Organization for 2014.

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How can I contribute?

Learn about how you can make a difference by contributing to CAWES through donations and volunteer efforts.

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Diva on a Dime - CAWES Supporters Changing Lives

Diva on a Dime is a project that helps moms and kids move out of the shelter and into a home of their own.

Michelle Jackson, a local Interior Designer, is the founder of this project that changes the lives of all the women and children they support. ...

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Community Events

Stay informed of all the latest CAWES community news and special events!

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CAWESino Royale Gala & Benefit

Gourmet Dinner, Las Vegas Themed Casino, Prize Draws and Incredible Items in the Silent & Live Auctions

Join us for this exclusive James Bond inspired event! Black tie encouraged, but not required. Only a few seats and tables remain, you won't want to miss out on this fantastic fun filled event, or the program entertain...

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