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Women's Centre Grey and Bruce (The)

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2048 A 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 3H2
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Administration: 519-376-0755
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519-371-1600 or 1-800-265-3722
Text: 226-974-0755
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Fax: 519-376-3026 (Office)
519-371-6799 (Shelter)
iconPath Shelter: Daily 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-12noon, 1pm-4:30pm
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2020: Suggest an edit

Application

Call * no referral required

Eligibility / Target Population

Women who have been or are being abused

Fees

Free for shelter services * Second Stage Residential Program includes geared-to-income housing units

Executives

Heather Sheldrick - Executive Director
heathers@thewomenscentre.org

Languages

English

Language Notes

Free interpreter services available

Area Served

Grey and Bruce and area

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Support services to women and their children in crisis including safe shelter, short-term affordable housing, transportation, counselling, information services and advocacy * public education to end violence against women

Shelter Program - Safe temporary shelter and supportive services for women and their children who are experiencing abuse * limited services available for women experiencing homelessness and limited subsidy available for transportation and child care expenses

Second Stage Residential Program - Short-term (up to one year) affordable supportive housing for women and their children leaving an abusive relationship

Crisis//Help Line - Trained staff provide confidential support, referral and counselling to women and children 24-hours per day, 7 days a week

Outreach Services - Individual and/or group supportive counselling, transitional housing and support, and life skills

Family Court Support Services
- Support to navigate the family court system which may include court accompaniment

Public Education
- Prevention activities offered throughout Grey Bruce for workplaces, community groups and schools

Life Skills Education
- Assists with the development of skills for independent living
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2020: Suggest an edit
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