Women Shelters Canada Releases 2020 Shelter Voices Report
SPECIAL ISSUE: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON VAW SHELTERS AND TRANSITION HOUSE
Shelter Voices 2020 is the seventh national survey of shelters and transition houses (THs)that serve women and children affected by violence. This special issue of Shelter Voices focuses on how violence against women (VAW) shelters/THs were affected by and have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes information on capacity, crisis calls, and shelter, requests for admittance, changes in violence (both severity and frequency), how COVID-19 has impacted the work of shelters/THs, how they have adapted, and what adaptations they plan to keep post-pandemic.
Read the full report here.