Anderson House and Housing
Anderson House is a provincial emergency shelter for women, trans, and non-binary individuals, and their children, who are in need of safety because of violence in their lives.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can use Anderson House?
Women, trans, and non-binary individuals who are experiencing abuse or are at risk of abuse can come to Anderson House.
Do I have to be hit by my partner to come into Anderson House?
Where is the shelter and what can I expect?
Anderson House is a large, older home in Charlottetown. The shelter can accommodate 18 women and children. The shelter is a safe, supportive, and friendly space. Each person has their own private space, but some areas of the house are communally shared with other residents. To find out more on what to expect, click here.
Is there a cost to stay at Anderson House?
What services are available for my children at Anderson House?
What happens when I call Anderson House?
- All calls are confidential and anonymous—you do not have to identify yourself
- We will listen without judging you
- You will be given information
- Safety plans and options will be discussed
- Transportation to the shelter can be arranged if needed