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YWCA Niagara Region

Site: St Catharines - King St

Service: Administration Office

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Contact Details
Office Phone 24 hours 289-273-4308
Fax 289-273-4308
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Primary Contact Adrianna Llanos, Team Lead - St Catharines; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3229; Email:
Alternate Contact Grace Howes, Community & Public Relations Coordinator; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3246; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3222; Email:
Primary Executive Elisabeth Zimmermann, Executive Director; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3239; Email:
Alternate Executive Julie Rorison, Board President
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
183 King St
St Catharines, ON L2R 3J5
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Intersection Welland Ave and Geneva St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Committed to social change and work to create a community that supports women in need and provides a helping hand through each step towards financial stability and independent living.  
Services Include: 
*Two 20 bed emergency women's homeless shelters  
*Emergency Family and Men's Shelter 
*Four phases of transitional housing across the Region (Welland, Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, St Catharines, Beamsville, Grimsby and Smithville) 
*Life Skills Programming 
Meeting room available for small groups. Nominal donation to YWCA Niagara Region to serve as rental fee. "Pay what you can" fee structure for those who require.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Crisis Housing Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women and their children
Application Call or walk in for service
Languages English ; Interpretation can be arranged
Fees None
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking - Accessible; Entrance - Accessible; Washroom - Accessible; First floor only accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1927
Funding Federal ; Trillium
Elections Annual General Meeting in Nov; 
Board Member recruitment - applications accepted year-round. Contact Elisabeth Zimmermann -
Service Categories Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Life Skills Education ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Women
Print Material Annual Report and Programs & Services Description available upon request
Events The Cardboard House * Niagara Leadership Summit for Women * Power of Being A Girl Conference  
No fixed address. Contact for more information.

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