Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter Association

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CWES operates a 50-bed first stage emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence. The clients are provided with free lodging, food, clothing and incidentals for up to 21 days. After this period, assistance is provided in acquiring affordable housing within the City of Calgary. During the course of their stay, professional crisis counseling is provided as part of the program. A 24-hour emergency helpline is provided for women in immediate crisis. Court support services are provided to clients attending court cases. Community outreach counseling and support is provided for the following:...


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 129883443RR0001

  • map-point68 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2018 Revenues: $8,474,423

<b>1944509</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>98722</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>801830</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>0</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>3377628</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>2251734</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $8,435,353

<b>0</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>498915</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>0</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>7936438</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $5,690,349

<b>2132095</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>181404</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>3136468</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>240382</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $3,512,650

<b>535234</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>2977416</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter Association's headquarters is located at 500 - 1509 Centre St Sw, Calgary AB, T2G2E6.

Breakdown of Programs

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Fundraising Methods

Ads Auctions Dinners Internet Mail Planned Giving Corporate Contacts Phone