Emergency Housing

If you need of emergency housing due to the threat, or experience of sexual or gender-based violence, the following options are available:

  • Family Violence Prevention Services
    • Anderson House is an emergency shelter for women, trans, and non-binary individuals, and their children, who need safety because of violence in their lives.
    • Watch the You are not alone video
    • Charlottetown, PEI
  • Chief Mary Bernard Memorial Women’s Shelter 
    • A shelter for women in distress, women without housing, or for young mothers who need extra support. They provide safe and supportive housing on Lennox Island to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women and their children who are experiencing family violence.
  • Blooming House Shelter for women 
    • Low-barrier, adult only facility providing safe, overnight shelter. 
    • Charlottetown, PEI
  • LifeHouse Emergency Shelter 
    • Provides transitional housing and emergency shelter for women and children in need from Summerside and surrounding areas.
    • Summerside, PEI 

If you are a man in need of emergency shelter for any reason, please contact: 

  • The Salvation Army: Bedford MacDonald House
    • Provides shelter services for men, aged 18 and older, who find themselves in homeless situations. 
    • Charlottetown, PE
  • Park Street Emergency Shelter
    • A gender-inclusive low barrier emergency overnight shelter for adults (18+) and couples. Pets can be accommodated if no other arrangements can be made. There are 50 beds with 2 accessible units with shared bathrooms, common areas, onsite laundry, and storage. Bus transportation is available in the mornings to common services. Individuals can reserve a bed for up to 30 days and you can reserve a bed by calling the Shelter Support Line at 1-833-220-4722.
    • Charlottetown, PE
  • Winter Street Shelter 
    • This low-barrier shelter provides safe accommodations to Indigenous and non- Indigenous male-identifying adults aged 18 and older who are experiencing homelessness and/or in vulnerable living arrangements. 
    • Summerside, PE

For more information about Emergency Housing visit Housing Assistance.