Connect with us
Phone sessions are currently being offered to clients of A Woman’s Place as an added precaution. If you have any questions, please call AWP at (204) 940-6624. Our chat, text and phone services are available Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Your conversations with our counsellors are confidential and secure.
How it works
You can chat online with us or text us. We’re here for you. Our trained counsellors will give you support, information, resources and safety planning ideas.
When you connect with us, the first few messages you receive from us will be automated. These will give you more information about the service and our confidentiality policy.
What you should know
A Woman’s Place is designed to keep you safe. However, nothing is 100% secure. When you chat online with us or text us, please make sure you’re using a device or computer that’s safe.
Some tips to stay safe online:
- Use private browsing / incognito mode when using our chat function
- Use a password on your phone or device
- Clear your browser history after your chat
- Delete your text history after texting us
- Don’t take screenshots
If you think someone else could have installed spyware onto the device you’re using, you may not want to use this service.
All SMS messages received by NorWest Co-op Community Health are deleted from our records within one hour. To be sure your conversation is not read by another please delete any conversation from your phone as well. While the web chat is encrypted, if your computer or phone has been compromised with spyware or virus, someone else could see the chat conversation. We strongly encourage visitors to either find a safe, untampered with computer for the chat, or to call our phone support line from a safe phone. These conversations are not admissible in court.