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We empower immigrant and refugee women and their children who have been impacted by domestic abuse.

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S.H.A.D.E. Inc. (SHADE)

Safe Housing And Directed Empowerment

is a registered charity in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


We work with immigrant and refugee women, and any of her children, who have been impacted by domestic abuse / family violence / gender-based violence. Our programming includes psychosocial support and practical support.


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A Message to Those Seeking Help

SHADE cares about you. There is help for you and your children. If you are experiencing any form of abuse or violence in your home, please call one of the places listed below. 

If you are in danger, call 9-1-1

If you are in crisis, Domestic Violence Crisis Line (24/7): call Toll free: 1-877-977-0007

If you are not in a rush, contact SHADE

SHADE supports immigrant women and their children impacted by domestic abuse. Referrals from other organizations as well as self-referrals are welcome.

More Help Lines

​Willow Place: 204-615-0311

ChezRachel: 204-925-2550

Bravestone Centre: 204-275-2600

Alpha House: 204-982-2011

Nova House 24 hour Toll-Free Crisis Line: 1-877-977-0007

Our Services and Programs

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MIRRORS as a Promising Practice

Pathways to Prosperity: Canada featured SHADE's MIRRORS program as a Promising Practice for Canada-wide social service learning!

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Purple Ribbon Award

We're excited to announce SHADE has won a Purple Ribbon Award for Outstanding New Service Launch for our MIRRORS program! 


'A Key to New Beginnings'

SHADE partnered with the @iamloveproject to bring you the 'A Key to New Beginnings' necklace! 

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