July 16, 2020
7 alarming domestic violence statistics to know.

7 Alarming Domestic Violence Statistics You Need to Know

“An enormous pressure cooker.” That’s how Lisa Martin, Executive Director of Women’s Shelters Canada, describes the pandemic.  The already staggering domestic violence statistics are growing across […]
July 9, 2020

Real Effects of Trauma are Widely Misunderstood

The effects of trauma from an assault are often misunderstood. Often, they’re completely different reactions than people, and the system, expect. In 2016, the high profile trial […]
July 2, 2020
Domestic Abuse in Canada: 7 Facts You Need to Know

Domestic Abuse in Canada: 7 Facts You Need to Know

At the Kelowna Women’s Shelter, we offer a safe place to stay, and essentials such as food, clothing, and toiletries for women who have to flee […]
November 23, 2017

2016-2017 Annual Report

The past year has been a busy one at the Kelowna Women’s Shelter – we housed 201 women and children, provided nearly 5,000 bed stays and […]
May 4, 2017

Inspirational giving

Of the many people who donate in various forms to the Kelowna Women’s Shelter each year, Anne Spelliscy stands out. Anne has ALS and from her […]
May 4, 2017

We’re hiring! Administrative assistant, deadline May 25

Are you a highly-organized, energetic and friendly administrative assistant with at least two years’ experience in the field? Are you keen to take on a role […]
April 21, 2017

Everyone has a role to play in ending violence against women

This week is Prevention of Violence Against Women Week in British Columbia, an annual observance that highlights the issue of intimate partner violence and abuse, and […]
October 28, 2016

Embracing Hope

If one good thing came out of the recent presidential race in the United States, it is that more people are expressing disagreement, and even disgust, with […]
August 11, 2016

Ladies 2-ball at Two Eagles

Tickets on sale for for another golf tournament at Two Eagles Golf Course in West Kelowna support of the Kelowna Women’s Shelter. The ladies 2-ball tournament […]