24-Hour Family Violence Helpline

403.234.SAFE (7233)  

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Turning Points, Unmasking Family Violence and Abuse, will celebrate individuals and families in our city striving to live free from violence and abuse. The gala will unmask the myths, stereotypes and stigmas to reveal the true picture of this issue, as well as bring awareness to the important work of our agency in the community.


Some of our incredible live auction items include:

-A private fully equipped Calgary Flames box for a hockey game of your choice in the 2017-2018 season. Invite your family and friends and enjoy food and refreshments in your own box while cheering for the Calgary Flames. Generously donated by Qualico.


-A 7-night stay at Seven Stars Grace Bay Resort in the beautiful Turks & Caicos. This resort is set on a white sand beach dotted with palm trees. This ocean front suite sleeps up to six people. Generously donated by Shelly and Alan Norris.

-A relaxing week at Grand Luxxe Villa in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. Guests will be able to enjoy top of the line accommodations, fine dining and activities for the whole family to enjoy. This package includes $1,000 cash for airfare. Generously donated by Gary Nissen.


Show your support for those impacted by violence and abuse and join us at the Turning Points Gala on April 27th. Your contribution will make a difference in the lives of many individuals and families.


To DONATE in lieu of purchasing tickets/a table, click here.



For more information about Turning Points please contact Tina at  (403) 290-1552 Ext. 410.


Take a look back at some key moments from Turning Points 2016 - Nurturing Healthy Families:

Message from Kim Ruse, Executive Director, Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter

Greetings from Chief Constable Roger Chaffin, Calgary Police Service

Live Performance from Dave Kelly, and poets Jasmine Blackett and Bethan McBreen


Thank you to our sponsors for Turning Points 2017:

Please click on the sponsors logo or name to visit their website



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ATB Financial 

Brydon Construction

Carrington Lighting

Elegant Woodwork and Construction

Emerson Clarke Printing

GDI Integrated Facility Services

Giusti Group of Companies

Heritage Pointe Properties and Heritage Pointe Golf Club

Okotoks Home Hardware Building Centre

Hoover Mechanical 

Igloo Building Supplies Group Ltd.

Investra Ltd.

Jayman BUILT

Kelmar Electric

Keyera Corporation

MarlynCrast Inc

McLeod Law LLP.

New Interiors 

Nexus V

Pekarsky & Co.

Peter the Plantman

Rogers & Company

Royal LePage Solutions 

Saunders Landscaping

Spencer Stuart & Associates

TELUS Corporation

Toole Peet Insurance

Werklund Foundation


Event Partners:

Bill Pringle Photography

brooks and dodd consulting inc.

Dave Kelly

Evolution Presentation Technologies

Kelly Brothers Productions

Orange Frog Productions




For more information about Turning Points 2017:

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403.290.1552 Ext. 410





In addition to Turning Points Fundraising Gala, we have a strong community presence through participating in a variety of community events held on our behalf.

Client Testimonials

My time at the Shelter kept me from harm. It also gave me the hope I thought I had lost. 

~ Jan

It’s still amazing to me that such a simple step as one phone call could so dramatically change a person’s life.

~ Catherine

After 50 years of marriage I didn’t want to leave him, but now I know how to keep myself safe in my own home.


It felt great to break the silence. I told my counsellor things about my marriage that I have never told anyone because I felt so ashamed.

~ Sierra




24-Hour Family Violence Helpline
403.234.SAFE (7233)
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