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Violence Against Women, Services Elgin County

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300 Talbot St, Suite 26
St Thomas, ON
N5P 4E2
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519-633-0155
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1-800-265-4305
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Toll-Free: 1-800-265-4305
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Fax: 519-633-6575
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Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Call or drop-in

Eligibility / Target Population

Women, 16 years and older, who have experienced abuse and their children, family, friends, and professionals
Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process

Fees

Free

Executives

Liz Brown - Executive Director
lbrown@vawsec.on.ca

Languages

English

Language Notes

Interpretation available upon request

Area Served

Elgin

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Support services for women who have been abused * provides safety in an emergency shelter and counselling services

Abused Women's Helpline - 24-hour support, information and system navigation for women, friends, professionals and family members who are affected directly or indirectly by violence

24 Hour Drop In Counselling - 24 hour crisis stabilization and support for women who have been abused

Mental Health Crisis Response for Abused Women - 24 hour specialized crisis intervention for women who have been abused and are experiencing a mental health crisis, by phone or in person

Child Counselling
- Counselling to help children heal from the trauma of experiencing their mother's abuse * safety planning * services are available in St Thomas, Aylmer and West Lorne

Prevention by Education - On-site training and information for services and agencies, community and faith groups, workplaces and schools * Elementary School Healthy Relationships Program provides school-based counselling information and training services to elementary school students, teachers and principals

Family Court Support Worker Program - information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Women Abuse and Transitional Housing Support Counselling
- Counselling for women who have been abused and may need assistance finding housing * legal and financial information * assistance with safety planing * assistance with finding a safe place to live * services are available in St Thomas, Aylmer and West Lorne

Sexual Assault and Transitional Housing Support Counselling - Counselling for women who have been sexually abused either as a child or as an adults * services are available in St Thomas, Aylmer and West Lorne

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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2021: Suggest an edit
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