Service: Violence Against Women Services
|Record #: NIA1662||Last Modified: 23 Jul 2019||Last Full Update: 23 Jul 2019|
|Office Phone||Intake Support Worker 905-641-1660 ext 227|
|Primary Executive||Carolyn Fish, Program Manager; Phone: 905-641-1660 ext 224; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Executive||Lori Beech, Executive Director; Phone: 905-684-166 ext 5; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
St Catharines - Bethlehem Place
58 Welland Ave
St Catharines, ON L2R 2M5
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|Intersection||Welland Ave and Lake St|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Assists women who have experienced abuse during the course of their lives. Abuse may have occurred in childhood, during a past relationship, or it may be an ongoing concern in a current relationship. A woman may have escaped abuse recently, last year, or a long time ago.
Community Support Workers meet with participants and offer supports including safety planning, referrals to emergency shelters, advocacy, and accompaniment.
Operates from a feminist perspective which includes empowerment, re-affirmation, support, and advocacy, while maintaining a non-judgmental approach.
Support services include:
* Short-term, supportive counselling for women in the community
* Development of safety strategies or plans for women and their children
* Provision of information on rights, options, and available services
* Referrals or linking women to appropriate services
* Cultural interpretation
* Advocacy with other agencies (i.e. legal, financial, etc.)
|Hours||Call for information.|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
All women who continue to live with or have left an abusive partner. Primary focus is on the abuse of women sustained from men with whom they are involved – or have been involved – in an intimate relationship with. Also provides services to women who have experienced abuse from other family members.
|Physical Access||Partially Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Individual Advocacy ~ Abused Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling|