Anderson House

Provided by: PEI Family Violence Prevention Services - AKA: PEI FVPS; FVPS

Service Description

Emergency Shelter for women and children in need of safety because of violence in their lives. People who live at the shelter can access:
  • Safety planning
  • Advocacy
  • Childcare services
  • Follow-up support
  • Referrals to outreach services and second stage housing in locations across PEI
  • Information pertaining to resources such as lawyers, housing, stay away orders, transportation, child care and pet care
Transportation provided free of charge and cost of basic needs such as medication can be covered.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Accepting new residents but new screening and guidelines in place to keep residents and staff safe * People who need to self-isolate but need to go to Anderson House can and will NOT be given fines for not self-isolating


Female identifying, trans men and women, and non-binary individuals 18 years and older and their children
No fees
How to Access:
Documents Required:
If the person is from out of province she may be required to prove her identity otherwise no documents required
Program Hours:
24/7 service
English * Can arrange free translation services
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

Service Locations & Contact Info

      • Coverage Area:
        Prince Edward Island
      • Disabilities Access:
        Fully accessible including shelter accommodations
      • 24/7 service
    • 24/7 Shelter and Crisis Line
      Local Charlottetown Number
    • Business Line - 24/7 service
    • Toll-Free Number
      24/7 Shelter and Crisis Line * Within PEI