We have a secure facility for you and any children that may be in your care. To arrange a stay at Irvine House: Shelter from Abuse or Older Women's Safe Home, call our 24 Hour Crisis Line250-428-6856.
Our shelter has:
Beds for adults and children
Staff specialized in crisis intervention and safety planning.
Free on-site laundry.
Hot meals and snacks.
Clothing (for children and adults).
Recreational area for children and private spaces.
A resource library
What should you bring?
The below are only suggested items that may help you secure housing, employment, financial assistance and legal/police services if you are planning to leave your abuser. They are not required to stay at the shelter.
If you’re able to do so safely, you’re encouraged to bring your own clothing and cosmetics. We do have essentials available for your use, but they may not fit your specific style or wants.