Site: Welland - Serenity Place
Service: Women's Place of South Niagara
|Record #: NIA0627||Last Modified: 28 Jan 2019||Last Full Update: 28 Jan 2019|
|Office Phone||905-732-4632 ; 905-356-3933|
|Crisis Phone||Call Collect 905-788-0113|
|Primary Contact||Amanda Braet, Development Director, Women's Place of South Niagara; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 240; Email: Amanda@wpsn.ca|
|Alternate Contact||Jennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager, Women's Place of South Niagara; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 239; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Jennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager|
|Primary Executive||Jennifer De Angelis, Acting Executive Director; Phone: 905-356-3933 ext 223|
|Areas Served||Pelham ; Port Colborne ; Wainfleet ; Welland - and surrounding areas|
|Located In Community||Welland|
|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
* Counseling 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
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||All, women experiencing abuse and their children.
Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
|Application||Women are asked to contact the support line at 905-788-0113 to speak with a trained women's intervention advocate. Each situation will be assessed and formal support will be provided based on the situation.|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations ; United Way - South Niagara|
|Service Categories||Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ~ 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||For more details about these events contact Women’s Place at 905-356-3933 ext 240 or 239, or visit www.womensplacesn.org
March 2, 2019: Join us as we Brunch Bid and Bowl in support of International Women's Day. Form a team, raise pledges, and attend to enjoy brunch, place some bids and bowl! The 2019 event takes place at Club Italia and Cataract Bowl.
June 6-9, 2019 (pre-sale June 5): Women's Place Book Riot – Canada's biggest and best charitable used book sale at the Gale Centre in Niagara Falls.
November 2, 2019: Join the WAVE! - Join this 5 km beach party-themed fundraising walk through the halls of the Seaway Mall.