Ernestine's Women's Shelter

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-743-1733
TTY Phone 416-746-3716
Crisis Phone 416-746-3701
Fax 416-743-1732
E-Mail contact@ernestines.ca
Website www.ernestines.ca
Primary Contact Laverne Blake, Manager of Programs; Phone: 416-743-1733 ext 2043; Email: laverne@ernestines.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
 
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Mailing Address Box 141 
Stn B 
Toronto, ON M9W 5K9
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Service dogs accommodated
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Ernestines Womens Shelter ; Transitional Housing and Support
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Sharlene Tygesen, Executive Director; Phone: 416-743-1733 ext 2012; Email: sharlene@ernestines.ca
Funding United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Emergency shelter * capacity 32 * counselling, advocacy, referrals * follow up * court and immigration escort * children's program and counselling * legal and housing assistance * Transitional Housing and Support Program, including outreach * speakers bureau
Hours Crisis line -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Women, with or without children, coming from abusive situations * no male children over 18 years
Application Call first for details regarding vacancies and admission procedure
Languages English ; French - interpreters ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Korean ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Slovenian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Twi ; Urdu ; West Indian dialects ; Access to interpreters for other languages
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women

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