Over 44% of adults residing at the Centre have completed College or University educations.

Over 4,300 hours of counselling were provided to adults and over 800 hours of counselling were provided to children.

Over 87% of clients moved to stable housing in the community after leaving the Brenda Strafford Centre.

For more information, contact: Taryn Ashdown 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. Fundraising Have an idea to raise crucial funds to help our women and children? Whether it’s an event, a campaign or anything in between! We’d love to hear from you! Please contact Taryn at

Mail your Donation Box 61141 Kensington PO Calgary, AB T2N 4S6

Gift in Kind We are always in need of Gifts in Kind! These are items from our Wishlist or more unique items we call out for on social media. You can also find our Amazon Wishlist HERE If you have any questions on donation items, please visit our Wishlist tab, or email Nikki at

Skip the Depot

Did you know you can donate your bottle refunds to the Brenda Strafford Centre? It is all so easy and helpful through Skip the Depot! Heading to the bottle depot can be messy and eat up a good chunk of your day. They handle the pick up and recycling! Easy as three steps! 1. Download the Skip the Depot app & Sign Up 2. Book a Pickup (The morning of your pickup day, put your bags outside. Use the directions area in the app to let the driver know where to find them.) 3. Donate. With their contactless system, it has to be one of the easiest ways to support the women and children that live within our centre. Sign up here today!

Donate a Car Donate a Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for The Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. Free towing is provided in most areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle to The Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction (depending on its condition, age and location). Donate a Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for The Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence to benefit. After your vehicle donation is complete, our charity will send you a tax receipt and will put your gift to good use. Please click here to donate a vehicle.

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.