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Keeping Women and Children Safe

If you are experiencing any type of violence (physical, sexual, mental, Elder, emotional, other) and are looking for help, contact us. Whether you need a safe place to stay, an Emergency Protection Order, help making a safety plan or someone to talk to, we're here to help.

Call our 24/7 crisis line: 1-866-223-7775.

The YWCA legal advice program is for people who have experienced physical or sexual violence. Please email or call (867) 765-8670.

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Are you experiencing abuse and need help or support? Call our 24 Hour Crisis Line 1 (866) 223-7775


Family Violence Shelter in Yellowknife, NT

Alison McAteer House It is a secure and anonymous place for women to receive support while they are fleeing violence. Children can live here with their mothers. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our shelter has six bedrooms with a capacity of 12 beds. Our trained staff will provide you with help to determine your options, empathy and emotional support, as well as hope for a better future.

Women from across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut can call us so we can assess your situation and make a safety plan no matter where you live.  

Crisis line, Yellowknife: (867) 873-8257
Toll-free: 1-866-223-7775

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