Our Response to COVID-19

A message from Big Hill Haven's Board of Directors

In light of the current COVID-19 a global pandemic we wish to assure the families in our community that we are still here to provide resources, support and emergency shelter as required. We continue to monitor and follow the recommendations and directions provided by Alberta Health Services and all levels of government. With  Calgary and surrounding areas classified as being in a State of Emergency, it is important for you to know Cochrane's Big Hill Haven Women’s Shelter is here to help.

Please note, our Emergency Shelter services remain open as we know the incidences of family violence and abuse will increase under the incredible financial and emotional stress of the pandemic.  Effective immediately, we are refocusing services to offer support to those impacted by improving your accessibility to our (on-the-ground) Intensive Case Manager and all related services by:

We are all in this together and we promise to do our level best to keep families impacted by family violence and abuse safe while we deal with COVID-19 in our community.


We are thankful for the continued financial support of our Funders, donors and sponsors at this extremely critical time. If you are in a position to, we would greatly appreciate your consideration of a donation during this time.

Cochrane Women's Emergency Shelter Society

Charitable Registration #709526099 RR0001

Box 1544, Cochrane, AB, T4C 1B5

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