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Westview Centre4Women

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-687-4848
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Jane LaVacca, Executive Director/Pastor; Phone: 905-351-2822; Email:
Alternate Contact Grazia Sheppard, Employment Support
Site Details
Areas Served St Catharines
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
Westview Christian Fellowship
124 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z7
Intersection Oakdale Ave and Tasker St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 - Open 10 am-4 pm, 40 individuals allowed in at a time. First group can come from 10 am-12:30 pm (lunch served at 12 noon) and second group can come from 1 pm-4 pm (lunch served at 1 pm). Pantry open 10 am-2 pm. Building closed for cleaning from 12:30 pm-1 pm. Clients must wear masks.  
A weekly drop-in centre, providing women of all walks of life with a safe, welcoming and dignified environment.  
Provides practical assistance by providing the following free services:  
* Clothing closet  
* Haircuts, nails and waxing 
* Shower facilities  
* Coffee, snacks, breakfast and lunch  
* Laundry services  
* Special events  
*Access to a telephone and long distance  
* Fully staffed day care for preschool children (parent must stay within the building) 
* Afternoon workshops and classes 
The Plentiful Pantry provides small portion food items and household products at a suggested small donation. Laundry facilities and breast feeding support are also available. 
Accepts donations of women's or children's clothes in good repair. Also accept donations of linens, towels, dishes, books, pots, pans and other household items no bigger than a microwave.
Hours COVID-19 - Tue-Thu 10 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility Open to all who identify as a woman
Application Walk-in
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Donations
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ; Community Meals ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ Women ; Food Banks ; General Clothing Provision ~ Women ; Hair and Nail Care ~ Women ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Laundry Facilities ; Public Showers/Baths ~ Women ; Telephone Facilities ~ Women
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Events Yearly retreat * Evening Bingos * Christmas party * Annual events