Women's Place of South Niagara

Site: Niagara Falls - Nova House

Service: Women's Place of South Niagara

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 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls
Boundaries 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 counsellor. 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
Events For more details about these events, contact Women’s Place at 905-356-3933 ext. 240 or 239, or visit events page at http://womensplacesn.org/events/ 
Women’s Place hosts The Annual "Strike Out Violence" Bowling Tournament in Mar in partnership with the Niagara Regional Police. Form a team, raise pledges, and attend a brunch and bowling! The 2016 event takes place on Sat Mar 5 at Club Italia and Cataract Bowl. 
Nova Book Riot – used book sale over the Mothers' Day Weekend (Thu-Sun). The 2016 sale will be held at Niagara Square. 
Join the WAVE! - Join this 5 km beach party-themed fundraising walk through the halls of the Seaway Mall. The 2016 event will take place on Sat Nov 5.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-356-3933
Crisis Phone Call Collect 905-356-5800
Fax 905-356-5522
Website www.womensplacesn.org
Primary Contact Amanda Braet, Development Director; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 240; Email: Amanda@wpsn.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 239; Email: jmcquestion@wpsn.ca
Primary Executive Ruthann Brown, Executive Director
Located In Community Niagara Falls
Address & Map Niagara Falls, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 853 
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V6
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Private
Resources Women's Place publishes two key brochures, one outlining agency services and one that provides information regarding healthy and unhealthy relationships. 
Copies of the agency's gratitude (annual) report are also available on request and are available online.

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