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In-Kind Donations

Thank you for your patience as we slowly bring our in-kind donation program back to the shelters.

Thank you for your patience as we slowly bring our in-kind donation program back to the shelters.

 If you are interested in donating in-kind donations please read what we are able to accept at this time.  **List updated as of November 16th, 2022**

PLEASE NOTE ALL ITEMS MUST BE NEW. THANK YOU.

Priority Items:

  • Non-perishable food items (school-safe snacks, canned goods, pasta etc.)
  • Twin, Double and Queen sized sheet sets and comforters
  • Twin, Double and Queen sized Bed Frames and Box Springs
  • Towels – adult and kid sizes
  • Pajamas for children and women of all sizes (including extended sizes and male teens)
  • Hair products for women of colour
  • Women’s spray deodorant
  • Winter coats (Women – size large and extra-large, Kids/youth – sizes 7 to 16)
  • Winter boots (All sizes)
  • Women’s professional clothing
  • Children winter hats, waterproof mitts/gloves and neck warmers
  • Natural cotton menstrual products

Baby/Toddler Item Needs:

  • Baby bathtubs
  • Baby and toddler toys
  • Activity play mats (preferably gender neutral)
  • Teething toys
  • High chairs
  • Strollers
  • Bumbo chairs
  • Natural/organic body washes, creams, shampoos, wipes and diapers

Miscellaneous:

  • Supplies for therapeutic garden (garden tools, soil, flower and vegetable seeds, pots, garden centre gift cards).

Gift Card Needs:

  • Grocery Stores
  • Pet Smart
  • Michael’s
  • Amazon
  • Gas station

Amazon Wish List:

  • We have put together an Amazon Wish List of items that we are in most need of currently. Items on the list can be shipped directly to the shelter. You can find our Wish List here.

Items that we cannot accept in the shelters at this time:

  • Used clothing, shoes, towels, sheets, blankets & curtains (*Please note gently used donations are welcome to be dropped off any time in the designated Clothing for Charity green bins located throughout Halton Region, including outside our Burlington & Milton locations)
  • Used books
  • Used furniture
  • Used mattresses/beds/cribs
  • Used cellphones/laptops/tablets/ipads
  • Knit/crocheted/quilted items
  • Perishable or leftover food
  • Plush/stuffed toys
  • Used toys and games
  • Used baby/child car seats
  • Travel/airline/hotel toiletries
  • Plants
  • Pet supplies

For local listings of groups and organizations that are accepting and seeking donations, please visit www.hipinfo.ca to search the Halton Community Services Directory online.

Thank you for your generous interest to donate in support of Halton Women’s Place!

Donation drop offs are accepted on weekdays (9am-8pm) when there is optimal staffing. Donations should be in original packaging that can be wiped.

For more information or if you have questions, please email donations@haltonwomensplace.com

If you are interested in donating in-kind donations please read what we are able to accept at this time.

PLEASE NOTE ALL ITEMS MUST BE NEW. THANK YOU.

Priority Items:

Non-perishable food items (school-safe snacks, canned goods, pasta etc.)

Double-sized sheet sets

Pajamas for children and women of all sizes (including extended sizes and male teens)

Hair products for women of colour

Baby Item Needs:

Baby bathtubs

Baby toys

Activity play mats (preferably gender neutral)

Teething toys

Pedialyte

Miscellaneous:

Supplies for therapeutic garden (garden tools, soil, flower and vegetable seeds, pots, garden centre gift cards).

Gift Card Needs:

Grocery Stores

Amazon

Donation drop offs are accepted on weekdays (9am-8pm) when there is optimal staffing. Donations should be in original packaging that can be wiped.

For more information or if you have questions, please email donations@haltonwomensplace.com

You have options:

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE
  • Call our 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 to 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

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE: 905-332-7892

MILTON & HALTON HILLS: 905-878-8555

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