YWCA Genevra house is an emergency shelter for women escaping abuse from their intimate partners (including same sex partners), as well as women 50 years and over who are escaping abuse from their live-in caregiver. Genevra House provides a safe environment for women and their children at critical turning points in their lives. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week with free emergency transportation provided to bring women and their children to the shelter. Support services include crisis intervention, assessment, support, safety planning, referrals and counselling to both women and children affected by intimate partner and live-in caregiver abuse. Women and children are provided with a secure and welcoming environment any time, day or night.