You are not alone. Help is available twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.

 
 
 
 

I need help…

If you are in distress and need help immediately, call 911. If you need a bed and a place to stay, the YWCA Prince Albert operates emergency homeless shelters at our Central Avenue and Our House locations. They are both open with advocates on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our advocates can direct you to our emergency shelters or other emergency services in the Prince Albert Region.

My friend or family member needs help…

If you have a family member or a friend in a crisis, do not leave them alone. Try to get the person to seek help immediately. Please visit our Emergency Resources to see how to best help your friend in need.

Central Avenue Contact:

Phone: 306-763-8571

Location: 1895 Central Avenue, Prince Albert, SK

Our House Contact:

Phone: 306-922-6162

Location: 94 15th Street East, Prince Albert, SK

COVER YOUR TRACKS

Cover Your Tracks Plan for your safety:

If you are thinking of leaving an abusive relationship, this can be a difficult time. There is a greater risk of violence when an intimate relationship is ending. You can get support and plan for your and your children’s safety.

Cover your Internet tracks. If you have surfed this and/or other websites you will have left a trail that allows others to see which websites you have visited.

Following these steps should clear your browser's history and cache files; this does not guarantee, however, that information will not be left on your browser.

How to clear browsing history & cache files in:

Internet Explorer:

  1. If you are using Internet Explorer 6 or an older version, click on Tools in the menu.

  2. Click on Internet Options.

  3. In the General tab under Temporary Internet Files, Click on Delete Files. This will clear your browser's cache.

  4. Under History, Click on Clear History. This will clear the pages you've recently visited.

  5. If you are using Internet Explorer 7, click on Tools.

  6. In the General tab under Internet Options, click Delete under Browsing History and that will delete everything from the new dialogue window that appears.

Firefox:

  1. Open the Firefox browser and navigate to the Tools menu (for Windows users) or the Firefox menu (for Mac users).

  2. Click the Tools drop down menu and then click Clear Private Data.

  3. If you are using a newer version of Firefox, you can click Tools drop down menu and then click Clear Recent History.

  4. Press the “OK” or “Clear Now” button (Windows) or simply close the preferences box (Mac). Your cache will now be clear.

Safari:

  1. From the Safari menu, click Empty Cache.

  2. When asked “Are you sure you want to empty the cache?” click Empty.

  3. From the Safari menu, click Preferences.

  4. From the Security dialog box, click Bookmarks.

  5. Click Show Cookies.

  6. From the Cookie dialog box, click to choose a cookie, and click Remove. Alternatively, if you want to delete all cookies, click Remove All.

  7. Click Done.

Netscape:

  1. In the menu, click on Edit.

  2. Click on Preferences.

  3. In the left-hand column, Click on Navigator and then on the right side click on Clear History. This will clear the pages you've recently visited.

  4. Underneath that, click on Clear Location Bar. This will clear the list of sites in your browser's location bar.

  5. Back in the left-hand column, click on Advanced. Click on Cache and then click on Clear Disk Cache. This will clear your browser's cache.

AOL's Browser:

  1. In the menu, click on My AOL.

  2. Click on Preferences.

  3. Click on the WWW icon and then under Temporary Internet Files click on Delete Files.

  4. Under History click Clear History.


Cover your email tracks:

  1. Be sure to delete any outgoing and incoming emails.

  2. Change your email password often (at least once a month).

  3. Print all threatening and harassing emails to use as evidence of criminal activity.