Contact Details
Office Phone 905-988-3528 ext 4025
Fax 905-357-9161
Primary Contact Laurie Skyvington, Operations Manager; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 4023; Email:
Alternate Contact Franziska Emslie, Community & Public Relations Coordinator; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3237; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Kaitlyn Samways, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3241; Email:
Primary Executive Elisabeth Zimmermann, Executive Director; Phone: 905-988-3528 ext 3239
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Falls
Address & Map
6135 Culp St
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 2B6
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Intersection Culp St and Drummond Rd
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides emergency shelter for women and their children who are homeless for any reason in a safe, homelike environment. 
The facility has 8 single rooms, 4 double rooms and 3 facility rooms; shared washroom/bath/shower facilities and provides breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack to the residents. 
The centre is staffed by women's advocates who work with residents to assist them in goal planning and accessing community resources in their search for affordable housing.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Emergency Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Any woman and her children requiring shelter
Application Intake Process - No Charge, Call for service
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees Per-night fees are based on each individual's ability to pay; subsidies are available for people who are unable to pay.
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - City of Niagara Falls ; Federal ; Grants - Trillium ; United Way - St Catharines; Niagara Falls
Elections Annual General Meeting in Nov; 
Board Member recruitment - applications accepted year-round. Contact Elisabeth Zimmermann -
Meetings 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.
Service Categories Homeless Shelter ~ Women
Resources Annual Report and Programs & Services Description available upon request
Events No Fixed Address, Power of Being A Girl Conference. Contact Franziska Emslie for more information

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