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Women's Centre of Halton (The)

Site: Oakville

Service: One-on-one Support Services

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
The Women's Centre of Halton has suspended all in-person interaction. All workshops, in-person peer support, legal clinics and tax clinic are being done virtually or by telephone 
 
Peer support continues to be offered via telephone - please call 905-847-5520
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-847-9104
Crisis Phone 905-847-5520
E-Mail hello@womenscentrehalton.com
Website thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WomensCentreHalton/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/womenscentrehalton/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/company/womenscentrehalton
Primary Contact Amanda Galbraith, Operations Manager; Phone: 905-847-9104; Email: hello@womenscentrehalton.com
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Primary Executive Kate Holmes, Executive Director; Phone: 905-847-9104; Email: kate@womenscentrehalton.com
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community & Social Services (MCCSS) ; Grants ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  
 
The Women's Centre of Halton has suspended all in-person interaction. All workshops, in-person peer support, legal clinics and tax clinic are being done virtually or by telephone 
 
Peer support continues to be offered via telephone - please call 905-847-5520 
 
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One-on-one support services include: 
 
Mental health advocate 
* for women struggling with depression, anxiety or other undiagnosed mental health challenges and are in need of mental health supports 
 
Drop-in support 
* open to all women who may be going through a difficult time and are facing challenges in their everyday life 
* peer supporters provide one-on-one support by phone, email or in person 
 
Abuse/crisis counselling 
* one-on-one counselling for women dealing with the effects of abuse 
* women will receive emotional support and guidance throughout the healing process with a focus on concrete plans for future safety 
 
Life skills coaching 
* women dealing with low self-esteem can receive up to eight personalized life coaching sessions 
* learn skills to find empowerment and boost self-esteem 
 
Legal Advice 
* volunteer lawyers provide a free half hour legal advice session 
 
Income tax clinic 
* tax preparation for low income women that includes advice on rebates and benefits including the Canada Child Tax Benefit and health care benefits 
* call or visit for financial eligibility 
* clinics run from the end of February to the end of March
Hours * Mon, Wed 10 am-8 pm 
* Tue, Thu, Fri 10 am-3 pm  
* Sat 10 am-12 noon  
* additional hours for support groups, workshops & courses
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women
Application Call or visit for more information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - 48 hours notice required
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, 2nd Flr, Suite 229
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
 
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Intersection Third Line and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Community and Recreation Centres ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories General Counselling Services ~ Women ; Individual Advocacy ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Life Coaching ~ Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ; Tax Preparation Assistance ~ Women ; Women's Centres

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