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Manitoba's best kept secrets - you you can get free domestic violence counselling at any of the 10 provincial Domestic Violence shelters or the Men's Resource Centre in Winnipeg.  You do not have to live at the shelter.  Shelters provide Non-Residential Counselling Services. Call the 1-877-977-0007 crisis line or you can search for the shelter closest to you in the "Where Can I Go" page from the menu above.

To donate items to your local shelter please click on "Where Can I Go?" to view the shelter list. Please call the shelter directly.

Help is just a click away! Access the online map of Women's Shelters across Canada provided by the Canadian Network of Women's Shelters Inc.






Thank you to everyone who has helped the shelters!  Your contributions provided, baby supplies, clothing, out door clothing, toiletries, toys, work clothes and so much more.

               Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters Inc. (MAWS) is a Registered Charitable Organization 88078 6892 RR0001               


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Who we are

In the mid 1980s, women’s shelters in the province of Manitoba began to work together to provide support, reduce the isolation...


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Publications and Resources

Find a Colouring/Activity Book for children who are entering shelter. 

Download "Learning Through Our Clients Eyes"

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