About Us

Over 10,000 Women Provided with Shelter | 82,000 Safe Bed Nights

Founded in 1982, the Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre (DMSCC) is a non-profit, charitable organization providing emergency shelter and support for women, with or without children, who are fleeing domestic violence, or who are in life crisis.  The DMSCC also provides community support to help educate and empower all members of our communities.

Our Mission

To provide safe and secure shelter and support to women and children in crisis, to assist individuals and families by providing resources and advocacy, and to educate the public and create partnerships to prevent family violence and build stronger communities.

Our Vision

Prevention of family violence through public awareness, outreach and supports.

Our core values

  • Integrity

    Offer support without judgement

  • Respect

    Being respectful in everything we do and showing respect to all

  • Knowledgeable

    Our staff supportively imparting information and resources to best assist our clients

  • Cultural Diversity

    Respecting a variety of cultures, lifestyles and beliefs

  • Change

    Encourage growth and awareness to create change