Bethlehem Housing and Support Services

Site: St Catharines - Bethlehem Place

Service: Violence Against Women Services

Contact Details
Office Phone Intake Support Worker 905-641-1660 ext 227
Fax 905-641-3813
E-Mail intake@bethlehemhousing.ca
Website www.bethlehemhousing.ca
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Primary Executive Carolyn Fish, Program Manager; Phone: 905-641-1660 ext 224; Email: cfish@bethlehemhousing.ca
Alternate Executive Lori Beech, Executive Director; Phone: 905-684-166 ext 5; Email: lbeech@bethlehemhousing.ca
Site Details
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.
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Individual Advocacy ~ Abused Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling

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