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February 17, 2022

WSC’s Krys Maki Talks New Second Stage Shelter Project, $2M Grant from Slaight Family Foundation

In September 2020, Women’s Shelters Canada (WSC) released a ground-breaking report on second stage shelters entitled, Breaking the Cycle of Abuse and Closing the Housing Gap: Second Stage Shelters in Canada. Nominated for the Canada Community-Based Research award that year, the report examines the importance of second stage shelters on the spectrum of supports available to survivors who have experienced domestic violence across the country. Almost two years later, WSC is launching a large-scale project based on the recommendations of this study. Made largely possible by a $2 million grant from the Slaight Family Foundation, the four-year project will see WSC support VAW shelters in the development of up to...
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