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Halton Women's Place

Site: Unpublished Address

Service: SafePet Program

Record #: BTN0034
Last Full Update: 24 May 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone Administration 905-332-1200;  
North Shelter (Milton and Halton Hills) 905-878-8970;  
South Shelter (Burlington and Oakville) 905-332-1593
TTY Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours North Shelter (Milton and Halton Hills) 905-878-8555 * South Shelter (Burlington and Oakville) 905-332-7892
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours North Shelter (Milton and Halton Hills) 905-878-8555 * South Shelter (Burlington and Oakville) 905-332-7892 * HWP Online Chat
Fax Administration 905-332-1155
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Primary Contact Susan Gribbon, Manager, Programs and Services; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 263; Email:
Alternate Contact Amy Marshall, Director, Programs and Services; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 224; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Kaitlin McKenna, Development Officer; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1980 HWP
Primary Executive Laurie Hepburn, Executive Director; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 240; Email:
Alternate Executive Janice Hamilton, Director, Finance and Operations; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 238; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) A program administered by Halton Women's Place to protect pets from violence * if a woman is seeking shelter and has a companion animal, the shelter will work closely with the client, local veterinarians, animal welfare agencies, pet boarding facilities and volunteers to help in keeping their pet safe 
Services may include: 
* any veterinary care or vaccinations that are needed 
* safe transport out to a nearby kennel or boarding facility 
* support in facilitating visits between women/children and their pets during their stay at Halton Women's Place 
The Halton Women's Place SafePet program was initially created in collaboration with the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association and it is funded through collaboration with PetSmart Charities through grant support and fundraising efforts where possible
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Shelters: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton
Eligibility Pets of women and their dependent children staying at the shelter
Application Phone crisis line
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Korean ; Polish ; Russian ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Shelters in Burlington and Milton * map does not point to shelter location(s) * phone crisis line for assistance
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 20060 
2211 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7P 0A4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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