Site: Niagara Falls - Nova House
Service: Women's Place of South Niagara Inc
|Record #: NIA0059||Last Modified: 13 Jul 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.
|Hours||Crisis Line/Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours * Administration Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm, Fri 8 am-12 noon|
|Areas Served||Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls ; and surrounding areas|
|Eligibility||All, abused women and their children.|
|Application||Women 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.|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - available for some languages through Interpreters Niagara|
|Fees||None ; None|
|Events||Nova 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/
|Crisis Phone||Call Collect 905-356-5800|
|Primary Contact||Haley Bateman, Development Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 240; Email: Haley@wpsn.ca|
|Alternate Contact||Jennifer Dickinson, Events Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 241; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Jennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 239; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Ruthann Brown, Executive Director|
|Located In Community||Niagara Falls|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 853
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V6
|Legal Status||(51) Registered Charity|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal - City of Niagara Falls; Town of Fort Erie ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Private|
|Print Material||Brochure - Is your relationship healthy, Stopping the cycle of dating abuse|