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Libra House

Libra House believes that women and children have the right to a safe, secure environment.  Their mission is to provide a crisis shelter for women and their children affected by abuse and to encourage empowerment of women in the community through caring support and education.


Year(s) Funded: 2016, 2017

Funding Awarded to Date: $18,000


Address City Province Phone Country
P.O. Box 449   A0P 1E0 Happy Valley Goose Bay NL 709-896-8022 CA

Program(s) Funded:

Program: Staff Training $8,000 (2017): This program provides training for all staff on cultural sensitivity, updating mental health and addictions, and truama informed care.

Funding from United Way was used to fund facilities rental, food costs, training materials, facilitation costs, and travel costs associated with the program.

Supportive Housing Project $10,000 (2016): This project built  affordable, supportive housing for women with children who are leaving our Emergency Shelter

Funding from United Way was used towards the final $100,000 required to complete the Capital Build