Women's Place of South Niagara

Site: Niagara Falls - Nova House

Service: Women's Place of South Niagara

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-356-3933
Crisis Phone Call Collect 905-356-5800
Fax 905-356-5522
Website www.womensplacesn.org
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Amanda Braet, Development Director; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 240; Email: amanda@wpsn.ca
Alternate Contact Jennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 239; Email: jmcquestion@wpsn.ca
Primary Executive Jennifer Gauthier, Acting Executive Director; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 223; Email: execdir@wpsn.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls
Boundaries Surrounding areas
Located In Community Niagara Falls
Mailing Address PO Box 853 
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V6
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides shelter and services for women and children experiencing abuse. Services include: 
 
* 24-hour support 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 
* Public education programs 
* Referrals. 
 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate  
 
Services are available on an in-shelter or office visit basis.
Hours Support Line/Shelter Services Mon-Sun 24 hours * Administration Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Eligibility Abused women and their children.
Application Women are asked to contact the support line at 905-356-5800 to speak with a trained counsellor. Each situation will be assessed and formal support will be provided based on the situation.
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations ; United Way
Service Categories Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling
Print Material Women's Place publishes an agency brochure that outlines agency services. Copies of the agency's gratitude (annual) report are also available on request and are available online at www.womensplacesn.org
Events Mar 2 2019: Brunch Bid and Bowl in support of International Women's Day 
 
Jun 6-9 2019 (pre-sale Jun 5): Women's Place Book Riot – Canada's biggest and best charitable used book sale at the Gale Centre in Niagara Falls. 
 
Nov 2 2019: Join the WAVE! 5 km beach party-themed fundraising walk through the halls of the Seaway Mall.

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