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Women's House Serving Bruce and Grey

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PO Box 760
Kincardine, ON
N2Z 2Z4
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519-396-9814
Owen Sound: 519-372-1113
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519-396-9655 or 1-800-265-3026 (24 hour)
Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Line: 1-866-578-5566
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Fax: 519-396-5301
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2020: Suggest an edit

Application

Call * no referral required

Eligibility / Target Population

Women who have been or are being abused and their children and women experiencing a housing crisis

Fees

Free

Executives

Lisa Owen - Executive Director
519-396-9814 ext 227
Krista Wilken - Residential Manager
519-396-9814 ext 229

Contacts

Michelle Lamont - Community and Fund Development Coordinator
519-396-9814 ext 225
Bernice Connell - Sexual Assault Services Manager
519-372-1113 ext 224

Languages

English

Area Served

Bruce and Grey

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Safe shelter and crisis support for women and children who are fleeing abuse or are in crisis * provides service through a crisis telephone line open 24 hours daily * shelter, referral, advocacy, outreach counselling for women and their children

Crisis Telephone Line - open 24 hours, 7 days per week * phone lines are answered by a trained, supportive counsellor * calls are confidential and the service does not subscribe to call display

Sexual Assault Services - 24-hour crisis and support telephone line * information, support and advocacy to women victims of sexual abuse and their families and friends

Child Witness Outreach Counselling - Crisis support, education and counselling to children who have been impacted by woman abuse, individually or in group sessions

Abused Women Outreach Counselling - One-on-one, confidential counselling and support groups

Shelter Program - Safe, secure shelter, basic needs and counselling for women 16 years and over and their children fleeing abuse or in a housing crisis * 24-hour crisis telephone counselling

Transitional Support Program - Assistance identifying and accessing supports needed to establish violence-free lives after fleeing an abusive relationship * assistance with securing or maintaining safe, affordable housing

Second Stage Housing - Rent geared-to-income housing in Port Elgin, Wiarton and Kincardine * 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units available up to one year * program participants assisted by staff to explore options, connect with community agencies, and develop coping strategies and support systems to live abuse-free lives

Holiday Program - Community members can donate items to a Christmas Wish List provided by a family or woman in the shelter *  contact Amanda, Transition Department 519-396-9814 ext 226
Last Updated: Sep 7, 2020: Suggest an edit
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