December 22, 2020

An End of Year Message from Women’s Shelters Canada

Like many of you across the country, our last normal day at the Women’s Shelters Canada office was Friday, March 13, 2020. After that, we struggled to work from home with our uncertainty and fear – for us, for our loved ones, and for women and children living with violence. Women’s shelters and transition houses across the country were suddenly thrust into a new reality. They had to decrease the number of women and children who could stay in the shelter itself when they were already turning people away due to lack of space. Staff returning from March travels had to self-isolate, while others suddenly had children out of school....
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