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Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society

Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society

Discovery House is a trusted, dynamic Calgary agency devoted to the safety and well-being of women with children leaving domestic violence.
We offer stability, hope and opportunity through individualized long-term residential and community support services which result in healthier families and stronger communities.

Keywords: Women , Family Support , Crisis Support



Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society
Box 85058, Albert Park PO, Calgary, AB T2A 7R7

Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society url http://www.discoveryhouse.ca/

Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society Phone Number 403-670-0467

Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society Email address shelter@discoveryhouse.ca



Volunteer Information for Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society

What services does your organization provide?
Residential Housing Program
Discovery House has 19 apartments and is the most secure shelter in Alberta. The average stay at Discovery House is approximately six months (but families can reside up to 12 months based on circumstances) and during this time clients are provided with a wide range of programs and services. On average a family resides at Discovery House for six months but can stay for up to one year.

Community Housing Program
The Community Housing program is based on the Housing First model to place families who are dually impacted by homelessness and domestic violence in permanent stable housing first and then provide mental health assessments, financial, emotional and practical supports, case management, home-based counselling, referrals, and support services. Case managers work with families to develop safety plans, connect with longer-term support services, and navigate through complex social services networks.


Do you have any age requirements?
N/A


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
The time commitment expected from a volunteer is dependent on the avaliable time they would like to donate.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
Police Check
Child Welfare Clearance


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
Special Event Volunteer Positions
Day-Day Operational Volunteer Positions. Board Volunteer Positions.


Do you provide training for volunteers?
Yes




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