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Residential Services

Striving to provide a safe and comfortable place to stay for all self-identified women

Striving to provide a safe and comfortable place to stay for all self-identified women

Halton Women’s Place strives to provide a safe and comfortable place to stay for all self-identified women (16 years of age and older) and their children fleeing domestic violence.  Two emergency short-term shelters are available in the Halton Region, one in Milton and one in Burlington.

What can you 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
  • One-to-one counselling as needed
  • Advocacy for you and your children
  • Support in accessing community services
  • Supportive group counselling
  • Danger Assessment, including Safety Planning
  • Depart Planning

What if you have pets?

In partnership with the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, we can offer the SafePet Program. This program was developed to provide temporary boarding space with local veterinary clinics for pets of women who are seeking refuge in women’s shelters.

If you are in crisis or need more information about staying in the shelter, please call our crisis line:

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

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

Halton Women’s Place will accept collect calls, and if needed, can support with emergency transportation.

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

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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