What We Do

Shelwin House
Live Without Fear at Shelwin House
Protect yourself and your children from an abusive relationship and learn to live without fear at the Shelwin House. Operated by Yorkton Women In Need Inc, the Shelwin House in Yorkton, SK, is a shelter for women and children fleeing abusive relationships. Shelwin House is funded by The Ministry of Justice and Attorney General.
Women can call 1-306-783-7233 (SAFE) or 1-888-783-3111 anytime.

Protection and Confidentiality
Licensed for 15 people, we have a staff on duty 24 hours to accommodate arrivals at any time of day. Based on the fundamentals of protection and confidentiality, the Shelwin House provides you with meals, emergency supplies, clothing, support counselling, advocacy and referrals to agencies such as legal aid, social services and police. Your length of stay will vary depending on your needs.

Strive to Make Positive Change
We strive to make positive change in your life by providing referrals to community and government resources. We offer parenting and life skills support while providing the basic comforts of home. Shelwin House has a 24-hour crisis line and assists you in getting re-established in the community. We can also provide you with a helpful community information package.

You Are Not Alone
The staff at the Shelwin House will recognize your individual strengths while helping to rebuild your self-confidence, self-esteem and acceptance of self and others. We can educate you about the cycle of violence and help you realize that you are not alone.

Shelwin House Outreach Program
The Shelwin House Outreach Program is an extension of Shelwin House and assists in prevention of abuse and violence strategies. The Outreach staff is available to do presentations at no cost on the following topics:

  • Family Abuse
  • Dating Violence
  • Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships
  • Bullying
  • Child Abuse
Learn more about the types of abuse and how we assist in re-establishing you in the community. Give us a call and take a step toward an abuse-free life.

Professional Associations, Awards & Certifications

Member of Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services

Promotions & Special Offers

All Shelwin House Outreach Program services are provided at no cost.

Hours of Operation

Open 24/7
If you are abused, Call(306)-783-7233