Description (Service) A safe environment for women with or without children who have experienced gendered based violence.

Second Stage Housing provides independent, controlled entry apartments with rent geared to income. Utilities are included, and there are free laundry facilities onsite. Units include a fridge and stove. There are 1,2,and 3 bedroom apartments available. There is one accessible unit in the building. Rental agreements are available up to one year in length.

Second Stage Housing has support staff available to assist with connections to community resources, provide counselling, advocacy and support to both women and children. We also offer these services to women and children living in the community through the transitional support program.

Play room and lounge available for programming and groups. There is also a totally fenced in playground at each building.

Service Details

Hours Call for details
Areas Served Huron County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up

Women who have identified themselves as survivors gender based violence whether physical, emotional, sexual or verbal are eligible to apply.
Application Applicants must be either self-referred, residents of a shelter for abused women, or referred by a professional in the community.

An interview is required to assess the applicant's needs and the ability to meet these needs; applications are then reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Upon acceptance to Second Stage Housing, women will be required to sign an occupancy agreement.
Languages Other - For extenuating circumstances, translation service will be hired to accommodate clientele.
Fees None ; Rent geared to income

Address and Location

Site Location Exeter
Located In Community South Huron
Address & Map
236 Carling St
South Huron, ON
Canada N0M 1S2
Intersection Carling St and Gidley St W
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Building is accessible however some units have bedrooms and washrooms on upper floor. One fully accessible unit

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-235-3183
After Hours Phone 1-800-265-5506
Crisis Phone 1-800-265-5506
Fax 519-235-3183
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Primary Contact Emilie Hogan, Senior Manager of Operations; Phone: 519-524-5333 Ext 300; Email:
Alternate Contact Corey Allison, Executive Director; Phone: 519-524-5333 Ext 301; Email:
Mailing Address Huron Women's Shelter, 376 Huron Rd 
Goderich, ON 
Canada N7A 4C6

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