Alberta Council of Women's Shelters

Alberta Council of Women's Shelters

Type Think Tank
Website acws.ca
Year founded 1983
Headquarters Alberta Canada Canada
Functions Advocacy, Education and training, Research
Summary A registered charity, ACWS is the provincial network organization of women’s shelters in Alberta. ACWS supports 40 members operating over 50 shelters across the province for women, children, and seniors facing domestic abuse. We support our members and work with them to end domestic violence through culture-shifting violence prevention programs, collective data and research, and front-line training. With support from ACWS, Alberta shelters are helping to provide safety, support families, and improve communities.


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Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 5 January 2022 English

Our work would not have been possible without the partnership and support of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and funding from the Government of Canada through the Department of Women …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 13 December 2021 English

wear all those hats to be able to do your job to the In second stage shelters, the length of stay generally stayed the same across best of your abilities?” …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 2 December 2021 English

315) Email skolney@telusplanet.net AUDITOR’S REPORT To The Members of Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters We have audited the statement of financial position of Alberta Council of Women's Shelters as at …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 12 October 2021 English

We also thank the members of the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters, our Board of Directors, our staff, and contracted researchers who contributed to the #LiftHerUp campaign, research about women’s …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 8 October 2021 English

The board governance committee is engaging, and will continue to engage, the board in the identification of our racist practices and perspectives as this year closes and we start 2021-22. …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 1 April 2021 English

• Initiate, conduct, and/or participate in research relating to the causes, impacts, and prevention of family violence, and elimination of violence against women, children, and seniors, such as the ACWS …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 9 December 2020 English

In addition to carrying the stress load that all of us are carrying during the pandemic, women living in violence and abuse during Covid-19 are: increasingly isolated often expected to …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 7 December 2020 English

Some shelters have responded to 9% more domestic violence Assessment scores (tool that assesses severity of have had to reduce capacity in order to keep incidents in comparison to average …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 18 September 2020 English

The work done by the committee, in line with the committee mandate, ensured that the board was kept up to date on the financial position of the organization in order …


Alberta Council of Women's Shelters · 13 May 2020 English

Proportion of ‘Other’ Cultural Background The “Other” cultural background group makes up only 4.9% of the Northern shelter group in comparison to 18% of the Central group and 23.9% of …


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