Halton Women's Place

Site: Unpublished

Service: Emergency Shelter and Crisis Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments For national online directory of shelters for women experiencing abuse, see http://www.sheltersafe.ca.
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 905-332-1200; 
Burlington Shelter 905-332-1593; 
Milton Shelter 905-878-8970
TTY Phone (24 hours) Burlington 905-332-7892 * Milton 905-878-8555
Crisis Phone (24 hours) Burlington 905-332-7892 * Milton 905-878-8555
Fax Administration 905-332-1155;  
Burlington Shelter 905-332-1618;  
Milton Shelter 905-878-8195;
E-Mail info@haltonwomensplace.com
Website www.haltonwomensplace.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Halton-Womens-Place/170098206493885
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Volunteer Coordinator Carm Bozzo, Development Manager; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 222; Fax: 905-332-1155; Email: cbozzo@haltonwomensplace.com
Site Information
Site Location Shelters in Burlington and Milton
Located In Community Burlington
Mailing Address PO Box 20060 
2211 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7P 0A4
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Family Court Support Worker Program ; FCSWP ; Halton Womens Place ; HWP
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides emergency shelter, crisis services and support to physically, sexually, financially and emotionally abused women and their dependent children.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1980
Primary Executive Diane Beaulieu, Executive Director; Phone: Burlington (Business) 905-332-1200 ext 241 * Milton (Business) 905-878-0386 ext 321; Email: dbeaulieu@haltonwomensplace.com
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Major Services
* 24 hour crisis lines for abused women 
* safe shelter accommodation, food, and basic personal items for a maximum of 8 weeks for abused women and their dependent children 
* individual and/or supportive group counselling at the shelter 
* community agency information and referral when necessary 
* court support for interim custody and restraining orders 
* children's services 
* emergency transportation to shelter, if necessary 
* depart planning 
* advocacy and public education around ending violence against women 
* transitional support program 
* accepts donations of goods for those in the shelter and those moving from the shelter to permanent housing (see list of needs here). 
 
Family Court Support Worker Program  
* provides information on the family court process  
* assistance in documenting the history of abuse for family court proceedings  
* referral to specialized services and supports in the community  
* safety planning  
* court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Shelters: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Abused women and their dependent children. 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process.
Application Phone crisis line
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Korean ; Polish ; Russian ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance
Other Details
Resources brochure * newsletter

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