The Shelter provides safe, supportive accommodation for up to 30 days for women with or without children. This service is more than just safe housing; it’s a place of renewal and support. A wide range of help is available including:
Additionally, the Shelter provides programs specifically for children who have come with their mothers and have witnessed intimate partner violence and abuse in their homes. When children leave their homes and come to a strange place, they are often very frightened and confused. The children’s staff and volunteers provide support and counselling for children, parenting assistance and support, child care, and often just fun normal activities that the children have perhaps not experienced for a long time. A fully equipped playroom provides a haven for children to regain their childhood.
Vision: Communities free of intimate partner violence and abuse.
Mission: Victoria Women’s Transition House Society collaborates, advocates and educates to address and prevent intimate partner violence of women and children through supportive shelter, housing, counselling and other community-based services.
The Social Justice and Outreach Team appreciate your support for this agency during the month of November.