Good Shepherd Centres

Site: Mary's Place Location

Service: Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services

Record #: IMP0287
Last Full Update: 09 Apr 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-523-8766 ; 24-Hour Crisis Line: 905-523-6277

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Provides a place of sanctuary, safety, and support for women (and their children) with a variety of programs.

Family Court Support Worker Program

Facilitates a victim's understanding of and passage through the family court system. Support provided includes:

  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid,
  • debriefing with clients following family court appearances
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Transitional Housing and Support Program

  • Helps women and their children access services to establish violence and abuse-free lives in the community.

Second Stage Services

  • Offers furnished, affordable housing to both single women and women with children for up to one year. Supports are geared to creating greater physical, emotional, and financial stability in the aftermath of violence and abuse.
Hours Hours vary by program, contact for details.
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Visit website to learn more about the program and how to access it
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
25 Ray St N
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8R 2X5
Mailing Address 20 Pearl St N 
Hamilton, ON 
Canada L8R 2Y8

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Government / Legal ; Housing / Shelter
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Transitional Housing ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; Outreach Programs ~ Abused Women ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women ; Wellness Programs ~ Domestic Violence Issues

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