Site: Huron Women's Shelter, Second Stage Housing & Counselling Services
|Description (Service)||Emergency Shelter
Offer emergency residence for women and their children who are experiencing gender based violence. Services are provided at no cost. A 24 hour accessible facility with 8 bedrooms available to women and their children. A children's play room, large kitchen and dining area and a shared living room along with a huge backyard are available for use. All bedding, food and other necessary items are provided. Also offer support and advocacy for women with criminal, civil or family legal matters, social services, housing, income supports, etc.
Can transport individual women or women and their children to the shelter from anywhere in the County, on a 24 hour basis at no cost.
Support & Information By Phone
Available on a 24 hour basis, toll free and available for those in need of support, have questions or are looking for information
Also provide the following services
Second Stage Housing
In Clinton, Goderich and Exeter with 1 accessible unit in each building - rent geared to income units, see separate entries for details.
Outreach Counselling and Advocacy Services
Offer individual and group counselling for women (over 16 years) who have or are currently experiencing abuse of any kind. Also offer support and advocacy for women with criminal, civil or family legal matters, social services, housing, income supports, etc. Can provide both group and individual counselling to women at various locations throughout Huron County.
Children and Youth Program
A special counselling and support program is available for children and youth who have witnessed violence in their home. Children and youth who have witnessed violence can be seen in their school or home community as well as in the shelter and at any second stage site. Support for parents is also provided.
Transition Support Counselling Program
Available to women in Huron County who are experiencing moments of transition in their lives and have experienced violence. From thinking about leaving an abusive relationship through all of the transitions after leaving a relationship, the transition support counsellor can help a woman to access resources, like financial, housing, and education, and support them every step of the way
Sexual Assault Counselling
Available to women in Huron County who have experienced sexual violence.
Family Court Support Program
Available to women in Huron County who have experienced gender based violence and are involved in the family court or will be involved with family court in the future. The program is able to provide information about family court, attend appointments, connect with legal supports, make referrals, and debrief after attending court. The family court support counsellor can support women every step of the way.
|Hours||Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Business office: Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm
|Areas Served||Huron County|
|Eligibility||Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up. The women MUST be of legal age and their children any ages
|Application||Call office or crisis phone|
Address and Location
|Located In Community||Goderich|
|Address & Map||
376 Huron Rd
Canada N7A 3A5
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|Intersection||Huron Rd (Hwy 8) and Bennett St E.|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-265-5506, Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|TTY Phone||1-800-265-5506, 24 hours|
|Crisis Phone||519-524-6245, Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Social Media||Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/huronwomensshelter|
|Primary Contact||Emilie Hogan, Senior Manager of Operations; Phone: 519-524-5333 Ext 300; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Corey Allison, Executive Director; Phone: 519-524-5333 Ext 301; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mailing Address||376 Huron Rd
Canada N7A 3A5