The Awo Taan Healing Lodge

Shield, support, and empower against family violence.

Awo Taan Healing Lodge provides wholistic support and guidance to women and children from all cultures. The shelter consists of 27 beds that operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with emergency counselors on call 24 hours a day.

Women and children can stay at the shelter for a period of up to three weeks.  If required extended stays or alternative options are offered to ensure safety and that no client returns to a violent or abusive environment.

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Awo Taan provides a range of culturally sensitive programs to help our clients, many of whom include Aboriginal women and their family members.   We offer dedicated programs for women, children, parents, and families to address immediate & long-term needs of individuals affected by family violence & all abuse. > Read More


Recent News

Our 9th Annual Tiny Tots Powwow

Our 9th Annual Tiny Tots Powwow will be on November 21, 2014 (a Friday). It will be held at the Bowness Community Association located at 7904 43rd Avenue NW in Calgary Alberta. Doors open at 4:30pm and Grand entry will begin at 5:30pm. All are welcome to to wholesome and cultural gathering aimed at building aboriginal traditional values in our young children.

10th Annual Sisters In Spirit Vigil will be on October 2, 2014!

Our 10th annual Sisters In Spirit march and Vigil will happen on October 2, 2014. The Rally begins at 1:00pm starting at 716 Macleod Trail SE (City Hall). Using drums, banners, flags we march to 200 Barclay Parade SW (Eau Claire Market) for the Vigil.

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