• To provide a safe and secure refuge to women in crisis and their children which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;
  • To recognize the strength of each woman and offer a supportive, non-judgemental service in order that a woman may make decisions for herself;
  • To recognize the specific and distinct needs of children from abusive environments, and offer programs and services designed to support these children;
  • To provide supportive counselling so that a woman may gain perspective on her situation and can consider alternatives and options;