December 14, 2013

The Shoe Story – posted by Kathleen Lemieux

Part of my role at the shelter is to create awareness about the issue of family violence and about the shelter and our services.  In doing […]
December 4, 2013

Will Santa know where we are?

There is no time of year when it is “easy” to leave an abusive relationship, however perhaps the most difficult time to leave the comforts of […]
November 27, 2013

Innovative fundraiser lets people support Kelowna Women’s Shelter just by sending a text message

 Kelowna, B.C., November 27, 2013 The Kelowna Women’s Shelter is hoping a new fundraising campaign that allows supporters to donate right from their smart phones by […]
November 20, 2013

Winter 2013-14 Shelter Newsletter is now online!

Rethinking the Stereotypes  I don’t fit the stereotype of an abused woman. At least not the one I always carried around in my head. I’m university […]
November 19, 2013

Things Are Ramping Up for Christmas at the Shelter

Things are really ramping up for Christmas now. Gifts are arriving at the shelter, the winter newsletter is complete and we are all busy preparing for […]
June 26, 2013

Let’s Talk About Relationships

A presentation put together by Inside/Out Violence Prevention for Youth   >
April 19, 2012

Body Image

 Body Image!  Body Image is our perception of how we look, and the value judgments that accompany that perception. If us girls: -feel bad about ourselves […]
April 17, 2012


Self-Esteem Self-esteem is not about… ·         bragging ·         being perfect (nobody is!) So what is it? o   It is about how much we value, love, and […]
April 17, 2012


Stress 101: What Every YouthNeeds to Know About Stress!! Stress can be positive or negative. Positive stress pushes you to complete a task or do something […]