Women's Place of South Niagara Inc

Site: Niagara Falls - Nova House

Service: Women's Place of South Niagara Inc

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Record #: NIA0059 Last Modified: 08 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 13 Jan 2015
Source Database© INCommunities: Community Information Database
Description & Services
Description (Service)Provides shelter and services for women and children experiencing abuse. Services include: 24-hour crisis/information line, counselling and emotional support for women and children/youth who are being or who have been abused, development of safety plans, transitional and housing support, family court support (including accompaniment to court and legal appointments), public education programs, and referrals. 
Services are available on an in-shelter or office visit basis.
HoursCrisis Line/Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours * Administration Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm, Fri 8 am-12 noon
DatesAll year
Areas ServedFort Erie ; Niagara Falls ; and surrounding areas
EligibilityAll, abused women and their children.
ApplicationWomen are asked to contact the crisis line at 905-356-5800 to speak with a trained women's intervention advocate. Each crisis situation will be assessed and formal support will be provided based on the situation.
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - available for some languages through Interpreters Niagara
FeesNone ; None
EventsNova Book Riot – used book sale over the Mothers' Day Weekend (Thursday-Sunday).  
Women’s Place hosts The Annual "Strike Out Violence" Bowling Tournament every fall in partnership with the Niagara Regional Police. Form a team, raise pledges, and enjoy two games of bowling followed by a dinner reception silent auction  
Cut It Out -- Stop domestic violence in style 
Salons across Niagara will participate in this event throughout the month of March, raising funds for Women’s Place and awareness of domestic violence.  
For more details about these events, please contact Women’s Place at 905-356-3933 (ext. 240 or 241) or visit our events page at http://womensplacesn.org/events/
Contact Information
Office Phone905-356-3933
Crisis PhoneCall Collect 905-356-5800
Primary ContactHaley Bateman, Development Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 240; Email: Haley@wpsn.ca
Alternate ContactJennifer Dickinson, Events Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 241; Email: jennifer@wpsn.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorJennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 239; Email: jmcquestion@wpsn.ca
Primary ExecutiveRuthann Brown, Executive Director
Located In CommunityNiagara Falls
Mailing AddressPO Box 853 
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V6
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status(51) Registered Charity
FundingRegional / Municipal - City of Niagara Falls; Town of Fort Erie ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Private
Print MaterialBrochure - Is your relationship healthy, Stopping the cycle of dating abuse