Vision, Mission, Values


A community free from domestic violence and abuse.


To support all people to live free from fear, neglect, violence, and abuse

We Value

  • Working relentlessly for dignity, respect and love in family and close relationships
  • Finding ingenious solutions to the problem of domestic violence and abuse in family and close can help any person feel safe in their close relationships.

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We Believe

  • It is a privilege to work with individuals and families on the journey of creating safety and healing.
  • That upholding the dignity of people and supporting people who use abuse to change is central to restoring individual and community well-being.
  • That using accurate language to describe domestic violence and abuse and clarifying responsibility has the power to achieve social justice.
  • In collaboration, and that one agency cannot stop domestic violence and abuse alone.
  • In using evidence and practice experience to prevent domestic violence and abuse while ensuring a healthy culture and organization.
  • In social change. That all of us are changemakers and can influence our environment so that children and adults can feel safe and have opportunities to thrive.

Click Here for more about our history, and the history of the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter