Pincher Creek Women's Emergency Shelter Association

Our Vision
Our vision is for all people in Southwestern Alberta to be safe in their homes and safe in their communities.

Our Mission Statement
The Pincher Creek Women’s Emergency Shelter Association will, in collaboration with other agencies, provide free, safe shelter and support services for women and children who are fleeing from domestic violence.

Our Beliefs

  • We believe in providing a safe place for women and children who are fleeing violence.
  • We believe that education of society is a key aspect of breaking the cycle of violence.
  • We believe in the preservation of the family when possible.
  • We believe in upholding human dignity.
  • We believe that there is hope and that the cycle of violence can be broken.
  • We believe that refuge, support and counseling should be available to all women and children who are fleeing from domestic violence.

Our Organization
PCWESA (Pincher Creek Women’s Emergency Service Association) is a registered Non-Profit Organization (since 1992), governed by a board of seven directors. The Executive Director reports to the board. We are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services (15 out of 16 beds). Number of Positions is based on ACYS staffing model.



2016/2017 Annual Report
July 19, 2017

Our 2016/2017 Annual Report is now available for download. Please find a copy of it here.

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