West Niagara Second Stage Housing & Counselling
|Record #: NIA1354||Last Modified: 22 Jan 2018||Last Full Update: 27 Jul 2017|
|Office Phone||905-563-5548 ext 21|
|Fax||905 563 3197|
|Primary Contact||Erin Griver, Executive Director; Phone: 905-563-5548 ext 22; Email: email@example.com|
|Areas Served||Beamsville ; Grimsby ; Jordan ; Smithville ; Vineland|
|Boundaries||Surrounding West Niagara areas|
|Located In Community||Beamsville|
|Address & Map||
5032 King St
Beamsville, ON L0R 1B0
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|Intersection||King St and Ontario St.|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 1115
Beamsville, ON L0R 1B0
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Non-profit, charitable organization that provides transitional support with a feminist framework, to women and children who have experienced abuse.
Provides women and children with transitional housing that is integrated into local communities and that is temporary, with the objective to obtain safe, affordable, and permanent housing. Also offers professional counselling services for women and children, advocacy with third parties and helping to connect clients with community resources.
Residential Program - furnished housing where tenants pay utilities and rent according to their means. Length of stay is approximately one year. Tenants receive regular home visits from a counsellor who helps and supports them in making the legal, financial and emotional changes necessary to their own and their children's healing.
Counselling Program - offers free counselling to women and children who do not require housing.
Transitional & Housing Support Program & Child & Youth Program - Assists women and children in identifying and connecting with the kinds of supports and services required to establish lives free from abuse, including safety planning, assistance with housing applications and community referrals.
All services are free and confidential
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Hours flexible, call for information|
|Eligibility||Child & Youth Program: Age 4 & up
Women and children/youth who have experienced any form of abuse past or present
|Application||Women can be referred by other agencies or by self-referral * Application form can be mailed or faxed|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - Programs|
|Fees||Service - women pay rent according to income. ; None - counselling|
|Physical Access||Unknown - Call for information|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Corporate and private donations, and United Way (St Catharines), MCSS and various grants|
|Service Categories||Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women|