Alberta Council Of Women's Shelters

Other Names: Acws

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Coordinate funding and improve services to better meet needs of abused women, their children and abused seniors. Provide input on family violence and establishing standards and protocols for provision of consistent services. Educate public and professionals about prevention and responses to spousal and senior abuse through initiation and participation in public awareness as well as courses seminars and meetings. Disseminating information on family violence. initiate/conduct/participate in research relating to causes, impacts, prevention of family violence and elimination of violence against women, children and senior. Facilitation of committee, board and membership meetings. Assist communities that wish to form a shelter and work with other family violence entities to develop a continuum of services that meets the current needs of abused women, their children and abused seniors. Specialized training and support of shelter workers. Develop toolkit addressing domestic violence in the workplace. Design a province wide comprehensive community response to elder abuse.


  • map-point600 - 10310 Jasper Ave Nw, Edmonton AB, T5J2W4

  • map-point(780) 456-7000

  • map-pointhttp://www.acws.ca

  • map-pointNo contact person on record

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 118780634RR0001

  • map-point6 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2016 Revenues: $1,041,744

<b>142007</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>87070</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>11019</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>467299</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>334349</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $969,773

<b>775126</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>12298</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>181329</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>1020</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $3,835,700

<b>1264872</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>7219</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>2400000</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>4743</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>158866</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $3,265,481

<b>69377</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>3196104</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Alberta Council Of Women's Shelters's headquarters is located at 600 - 10310 Jasper Ave Nw, Edmonton AB, T5J2W4.

Breakdown of Programs

40 40 20


Where the Money Goes

Receiving Organization Amount


Edmonton Womens' Shelter Ltd. $1,940.00

1 gifts to qualified organizations totalled$0.00

Fundraising Methods

Dinners Internet Mail Corporate