Halton Women's Place

Site: Unpublished Address

Service: SafePet Program

Record #: BTN0034
Last Full Update: 06 May 2024

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; 
Mon-Sun 24 hours South Shelter (Burlington and Oakville) 905-332-7892
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours North Shelter (Milton and Halton Hills) 905-878-8555; 
Mon-Sun 24 hours South Shelter (Burlington and Oakville) 905-332-7892; 
HWP Online Chat
Fax Administration 905-332-1155
E-Mail info@haltonwomensplace.com
Website haltonwomensplace.com/safe-shelter-services/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Michaela Ralston, Manager, Safe Shelter; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 232; Email: mralston@haltonwomensplace.com
Alternate Contact Andrea Cormier, Manager, Community Outreach Services; Phone: 905-332-1593; Email: acormier@haltonwomensplace.com
Volunteer Coordinator Coordinator, Special Events

Agency Information

Established 1978 HWP

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

Initially created in collaboration with the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association

  • funded through collaboration with PetSmart Charities through grant support and fundraising efforts where possible

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

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
Mailing Address PO Box 20060 
2211 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7P 0A4

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Animal Services ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Pet Boarding/Sitting Services ~ Abused Women

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