Homeless women in P.E.I. often have nowhere to sleep, but a group in Charlottetown is hoping to change that.

Liz Corney is one of the founders of Blooming House, which is working toward opening a women’s homeless shelter in Charlottetown.

Corney said opening a shelter is acknowledging vulnerable women and trying to meet a need everyone knows exists.

“I don’t think we can shut a blind eye to it any more,” she said.

The lack of a homeless shelter for women has been an ongoing issue since 2012 when Grandmother House in Charlottetown closed its doors.