Wheatland Crisis Society home hero

Providing a safe place
till you can make the next step

How We Can Help

We provide emergency crisis intervention, shelter, outreach, and public education for those affected by domestic violence.

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How You Can Help

Be an ally to someone in need. There are many ways to give to strengthen our community.

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If you decide to LEAVE

Thank you for trusting us to help. We are proud of you for undertaking this new and scary journey. We are here to support you along the way as you establish a new safe, healthy, and independent life.

Call our 24-hour Crisis, Information and Support Line at 403-934-6634 to speak with one of our trained Crisis Intervention Workers.

The Crisis Intervention Worker will explore your options and support you in creating a Safety Plan and an Emergency Escape Plan.

If you have pets, you can explore pet safe-keeping options with The Alberta Humane Society at 403-205-4455.

If you choose to come to True North, you and your child(ren) may stay for up to 21 days. Our Crisis Intervention Workers will work alongside you on your personal goals, which may include.

  • Accessing community support
  • Accessing therapeutic counselling
  • Assistance in obtaining housing
  • Accessing financial supports
  • Exploring legal supports
  • Any other individual goals

Emergency transportation may be available to help you get to the shelter.

If you decide to STAY

Thank you for trusting us to help. We are here to support you along the way.

Taking this first step takes a lot of courage! We will do our very best to support you with:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Safety Planning
  • Court Support
  • Outreach Support (supportive counselling, advocacy, referral, etc.) and more.

When you’re ready, let’s talk.

The True North Society has worked to interrupt the cycle of abuse in our community for over 30 years. True North can support individuals impacted by abuse and domestic violence with emergency shelter, outreach services, and public education programs. We are proud to partner with the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters and the Calgary Counselling Centre.

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