Women's Place of South Niagara

Site: Welland - Serenity Place

Service: Women's Place of South Niagara

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-732-4632 ; 905-356-3933
Crisis Phone Call Collect 905-788-0113
Fax 905-732-2485
Website www.womensplacesn.org
Social Media Facebook 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 Ruthann Brown, Executive Director
Site Details
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 
■ 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 All, abused women 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 - available for some languages through Interpreters Niagara
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
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 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 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 3, 2019: Join the WAVE! - Join this 5 km beach party-themed fundraising walk through the halls of the Seaway Mall.

Agency Overview