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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
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:
Primary ExecutiveDiane Beaulieu, Executive Director; Phone: Burlington (Business) 905-332-1200 ext 241 * Milton (Business) 905-878-0386 ext 321; Email:
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
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service CategoriesCrime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance