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Be kind. Be calm. Be safe.

Managing the Pandemic at Ann Elmore House:

Ann Elmore house is a short-term shelter for women (and their dependent children) who are at risk of violence or abuse. As a communal living facility, we have put in place special rules and protocols to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 clients and staff

What you can expect at Ann Elmore House:

  • Health screening before intake

  • If you have flu-type symptoms, you are required to quarantine and get a COVID-19 test


  • 24-hour text-only helpline 250-895-1773

  • Counselling appointments are available

  • The Women's Centre will contnue to be open from 10AM-3PM Monday through Friday.

  • Public showers at Rose Harbour are available, please check in with reception as to availability.

Here's what you need to know about donating to the Transitions Thrift Store:

  • Due to space constraints, we are limiting the days and times we can accept donations to Fridays and Saturdays

  • During those times we will accept good quality, clean items. Small furniture (please check with us for larger items), clothing, household items, kitchen items, linens, tools, electronics and sporting equipment.

  • We DO NOT take car seats or larch items such as windows, doors, carpeting, etc. 

  • Donations will be received on a first-come-first-serve basis and may need to be restricted once our receiving area is at capacity.

Rose Harbour and Community Office:

  • Donations accepted at this site - see Transitions Thrift Store update

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