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Halton Women's Place

Service: Emergency Shelter and Crisis Services

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Record #: BTN2544 Last Full Update: 16 Apr 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameFamily Court Support Worker Program ; FCSWP ; Halton Womens Place ; HWP
Contact Numbers
Office PhoneAdministration 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  
FaxAdministration 905-332-1155;  
Burlington Shelter 905-332-1618;  
Milton Shelter 905-878-8195; 
Contact Information
Located In CommunityBurlington
Site LocationShelters in Burlington and Milton
Mailing AddressPO Box 20060 
2211 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7P 0A4
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Organization Emailinfo@haltonwomensplace.com
Websitewww.haltonwomensplace.com
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Tumblr Tumblr, Twitter Twitter, WordPress WordPress
Coordinator of VolunteersCarm Bozzo, Development Manager; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 222; Fax: 905-332-1155; Email: cbozzo@haltonwomensplace.com
Primary ExecutiveDiane Beaulieu, Executive Director; Phone: Burlington (Business) 905-332-1200 ext 241 * Milton (Business) 905-878-0386 ext 321; Email: dbeaulieu@haltonwomensplace.com
Service Details
Areas ServedHalton Region
DescriptionProvides emergency shelter, crisis services and support to physically, sexually, financially and emotionally abused women and their dependent children. 
 
Major Services
* 24 hour crisis lines for abused women 
* safe shelter accommodation, food, and basic personal items for a maximum of 6 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 programs 
* emergency transportation to shelter, if necessary 
* depart planning 
* advocacy and public education around ending violence against women 
* transitional support program 
* shelter may be available for homeless women 18 years of age and older for up to 2 weeks maximum, as space permits 
 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- 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
HoursAdministration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Shelters: 24-hour Service
EligibilityAges: 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.
ApplicationPhone crisis line
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Korean ; Polish ; Russian ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Resources Availablebrochure * newsletter
Established1980
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Indexing
Service CategoriesCrime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance