Shelter Services

Grace Sparkes House provides a safe and secure haven for women and their children who are experiencing family violence 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. We offer supportive counseling, practical help. We provide information to enable women to gain a perspective on their situation and support whatever decision a woman makes. We accept self-referrals and referrals from various community agencies and services. Women using the services of the shelter do not pay.


How we offer support:

  • Provide referrals to other support agencies
  • 24 hour, 365 days a year telephone or onsite support
  • Supportive counselling
  • Safe emergency accommodations 24/7
  • Safety Planning
  • Legal Information
  • Advocacy
  • Parenting Support
  • Transportation
  • Information about family violence/violence against women
  • In-House Programming/Empowerment
  • Opportunity to speak to other women with related experiences
  • Services to women experiencing abuse and not residing at the shelter