About Us

  • Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society promotes and supports Outreach Services for individuals and families who may be in an abusive relationship, are seeking information surrounding issues of domestic violence and/or are pursuing healthier lifestyle changes.  Our Outreach Coordinator is available for meetings both in the office or in the community.
  • Our Outreach Coordinator can help with understanding healthy relationships, risk assessments, safety planning and boundary setting. They provide information and referrals to access community resources and provide preventative programs and services.
  • The Outreach Coordinator provides emotional support, advocacy and referrals. The Support Programs are free for everyone and provides confidentiality for all individuals.

Vision Statement

To be a self-sustaining organization working to eliminate family violence.

Mission Statement

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society is an organization that provides support and shelter for adults and children escaping violence.

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society assists victims of family violence in rebuilding their lives by providing referrals and support services.

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society promotes awareness, education and advocates for early intervention and prevention of family violence.

Guiding Principles

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society recognizes each person’s right to self determination.

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society acknowledges violence can be physical, emotional, psychological, sexual and financial.

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society recognizes the impact of violence on children and acknowledges that the rights of children are separate and distinct from their parents.

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society is an inclusive organization that acknowledges the issues of anyone affected by family violence.

Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society is managed by shard leadership and is a participatory organization accountable to a Board of Directors and Stakeholders.