“This is my life! I have a right to leave. I have a right to be happy. I have a right to be the mom my kids need me to be.”

An opportunity for women and children to live free from domestic violence.

Over 40% the women at the Centre have College or University educations.


Over 3,500 hours of counselling were provided to women and nearly 2,000 hours of counselling were provided to children.


Our clients’ most common experiences of abuse were emotional, physical, financial and sexual.

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Help women and children experiencing family violence.
Ever hour of every day, a woman in Alberta will undergo
some form of interpersonal violence from an ex-partner
or ex-spouse.

Brenda Strafford Society supports those
women and their families by providing important resources
they need to live independent lives.

However, we are more than just a shelter. We are a family
for the hundreds of women and children looking to find
the strength and courage to move on from violence they

For more information, contact:

Jorge Torres
Manager, Fund Development
403-270-7240 (ext. 124)

Gift in Memory/Celebration

Make a gift in memory or celebration of a friend or family member.
Please download the form here and mail it to our office.


Have an idea to raise crucial funds to help our women and children?
We’d love to hear from you! Please fill out the form and send it back to us.
Read the application details here: Community Initiative Form and Guidelines

Mail your Donation

Box 61141 Kensington PO
Calgary, AB T2N 4S6

Privacy Policy
The Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence ("The Centre") respects your privacy. The Centre is committed to protecting the privacy of your information and adheres to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy. We do not rent, trade or sell information about donors, stakeholders, vendors, members and employees. The information you provide to us will be used to keep you informed of activities at the Centre, including programs and services, funding needs, volunteer opportunities and special events.