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Community Services

Transitional Support Program

Transitional Support Program

For all self-identified women, 16 years of age or older, living in Halton Region, who are impacted by domestic violence, this program provides information, options and support for making choices to increase their safety and the safety of their children.

Services:

  • Supportive Counselling
  • Safety planning
  • Community referrals
  • Information and education
  • Establishing support networks
  • Find and maintain housing
  • Support, advocacy, and accompaniments
  • Group counselling

Court Support Program

For all self-identified women, 16 years of age or older, living in the Halton Region, who are impacted by domestic violence who require support to begin the Family Court process.

Services:

  • Support and information about legal processes in Family Court
  • Safety planning
  • Advocacy
  • Referrals to lawyers and other service providers and supports
  • Assistance applying for Legal Aid
  • Court and legal appointment accompaniment
  • Assistance filling out forms and documentation of abuse

If you are in crisis or need more information about Outreach Services, please call our crisis line:

Halton Women’s Place – South – 905-332-7892

Halton Women’s Place – North – 905-878-8555

 

Bridging Families – CAS/VAW Collaboration Program

Halton Women’s Place has partnered with the Halton Children’s Aid Society (HCAS) to implement a program that provides collaborative service delivery to women who have been referred to the CAS because of concerns regarding woman abuse occurring in the home. Halton Women’s Place Bridging Families Workers will work with CAS Workers to deliver services that address needs resulting from the abuse and to increase safety for women and their children. These Bridging Families Workers are supervised by and work for Halton Women’s Place.

Referrals to the program are initiated by the CAS Worker. Bridging Families services are voluntary. The Bridging Families Worker will work with mothers in their homes, in the community and/or by phone, providing practical assistance and emotional support.

The Bridging Families Workers are available to support women who have experienced violence by providing:

  • Safety Planning
  • Individual support
  • Referrals and information about services in the community (i.e. Housing, financial, legal, etc)
  • Crisis counselling
  • Advocacy

If you see or have reason to believe a child is in need of protection or is at risk of harm, please call your local Children’s Aid Society. There is someone available to receive your call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For all self-identified women, 16 years of age or older, living in Halton Region, who are impacted by domestic violence, this program provides information, options and support for making choices to increase their safety and the safety of their children.

Services:

  • Supportive Counselling
  • Safety planning
  • Community referrals
  • Information and education
  • Establishing support networks
  • Find and maintain housing
  • Support, advocacy, and accompaniments
  • Group counselling

Court Support Program

For all self-identified women, 16 years of age or older, living in the Halton Region, who are impacted by domestic violence who require support to begin the Family Court process.

Services:

  • Support and information about legal processes in Family Court
  • Safety planning
  • Advocacy
  • Referrals to lawyers and other service providers and supports
  • Assistance applying for Legal Aid
  • Court and legal appointment accompaniment
  • Assistance filling out forms and documentation of abuse

If you are in crisis or need more information about Outreach Services, please call our crisis line:

Halton Women’s Place – South – 905-332-7892

Halton Women’s Place – North – 905-878-8555

Bridging Families – CAS/VAW Collaboration Program

Halton Women’s Place has partnered with the Halton Children’s Aid Society (HCAS) to implement a program that provides collaborative service delivery to women who have been referred to the CAS because of concerns regarding woman abuse occurring in the home. Halton Women’s Place Bridging Families Workers will work with CAS Workers to deliver services that address needs resulting from the abuse and to increase safety for women and their children. These Bridging Families Workers are supervised by and work for Halton Women’s Place.

Referrals to the program are initiated by the CAS Worker. Bridging Families services are voluntary. The Bridging Families Worker will work with mothers in their homes, in the community and/or by phone, providing practical assistance and emotional support.

The Bridging Families Workers are available to support women who have experienced violence by providing:

  • Safety Planning
  • Individual support
  • Referrals and information about services in the community (i.e. Housing, financial, legal, etc)
  • Crisis counselling
  • Advocacy

If you see or have reason to believe a child is in need of protection or is at risk of harm, please call your local Children’s Aid Society. There is someone available to receive your call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

You have options:

You have options:

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24 hour Crisis, Information and Support Line to speak with a trained Crisis Intervention Counsellor;
  • The Crisis Intervention Counsellor will explore your options with you and support you to create a Safety Plan, along with creating an Emergency Escape Plan
  • If you have pets, you can explore safe options with the Crisis Intervention Counsellor.

If you do choose to come the Halton Women’s Place, you and your child(ren) may stay for up to 12 weeks.  Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will work alongside you on your personal goals, which may include:

  • Accessing community support;
  • Accessing counselling;
  • Obtaining housing;
  • Accessing financial supports;
  • Exploring legal supports;
  • Any other individual goals.

 

Emergency transportation is available to help you get to the shelter.

IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24-hour Crisis, Information and Support Line.
  • Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will offer support, counselling, resources and information.  They will also explore your options.
  • Crisis Intervention Counsellors will also offer to support you to create a safety plan for you, and your children, if applicable
  • Crisis support is available on the phone or in person at either shelter.  No appointment is necessary.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SHELTER
  • Safe shelter with staff available 24 hours a day;
  • Clean and welcoming bedrooms;
  • Laundry facilities;
  • Children’s Services, including parenting support, therapeutic groups, children’s activities, playroom;
  • Court support for interim custody and restraining orders;
  • Supportive counselling;
  • Advocacy for you and your children;
  • Support in accessing community services;
  • Support groups;
  • On-Going Safety Planning;
  • Planning for departure from shelter
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NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE: 905-332-7892

MILTON & HALTON HILLS: 905-878-8555

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

 

 

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE

905-332-7892

 

 

MILTON & HALTON HILLS

905-878-8555

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