Musasa House Second Stage Shelter

Musasa House is a second stage shelter program for individuals and families who have experienced family violence. This program offers a safe place to live with wraparound supports. Women (with or without children) that qualify for this program are admitted for up to one year. The first six months are devoted to stabilization and healing, the next six months to making a supported transition into the community.

Services
  • Affordable rent
  • Quality Childcare
  • Individual Support
  • Supported referrals to community agencies
  • Follow-up services after departure from Musasa House
Programs
  • Educational support groups for women
    • Breaking Free (from abuse)
    • Life as Mom
    • Honouring Ourselves
    • Wellness
    • Women's Choice
  • Educational support groups for children and teens
The Facility
  • Security
  • Ten self-contained, three-bedroom townhouse units. Fully furnished - including linens, kitchen utensils and dishes.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fenced outdoor playground
  • Licensed Day Care
  • Group kitchen area for monthly Community Kitchen groups
  • Parking lot with plug-ins
  • Community garden
  • Convenient access to schools and other essential services
How to Apply

Referrals to Musasa House may be made by another shelter, by a community agency or by self-referral. An initial interview is completed with the potential client to determine their eligibility for the Musasa House program and the program's suitability to meet their needs. If accepted into the program, individuals are provided with the necessary supports to facilitate their safe accommodation at Musasa House.

For more information about this program contact:
Phone: 403-580-8206
E-mail: