Description
Description (Service) Green Haven Shelter is a safe alternative to an abusive home. Trained staff are available 24/7. Safety and confidentiality are key priorities. Information on options, rights, resources and referrals to services that best meet clients needs will be provided. These could include legal, financial, housing and employment issues. Concerns about the impact of exposure to violence and the effect of trauma on both children and women can be explored.

Programs available include:

24 Hour Crisis Line
  • Immediate telephone support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Toll-Free: 1-888-285-6958
  • Local: 705-327-7319
  • Text: 705-345-1302
  • Email: crisis@ghws.ca
The Residential Shelter Program
  • Safe, secure refuge 24 hour / 7 days a week
  • Informal, confidential support and crisis counselling
  • Financial, legal and housing information and referrals
  • Information on community resources and referrals
  • Emergency transportation
  • Safety planning
Transitional Housing Support Services
  • Housing alternatives for women in residence or from the community
  • Employment and education opportunities
  • Applications to subsidized housing programs
  • Income support and budgeting, financial resources and options
  • Information and support regarding legal aid
  • Parenting support resources
  • Local: 705-327-7383 ext 222
  • Email: transition@ghws.ca
The Community Outreach Program
  • An alternative to the Residential Shelter Program
  • Court/legal support
  • Confidential individual and/or group counselling by appointment
  • Local: 705-329-2806
  • Email: outreach@ghws.ca
Child and Youth Services
  • Individual and group counselling
  • Recreational and play activities, including arts and crafts
  • School support while residing at the shelter
  • Parenting support for mothers​
  • Local: 705-327-7383 ext 225
  • Email: youth@ghws.ca

A satellite office for Athena's Sexual Assault Counselling & Advocacy Centre is available. Call 705-737-2884 for more information.
Service Details
Hours Office: vary, call for details 
Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Rama ; Ramara ; Severn
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women, with or without dependent children, in need of shelter
Application Call for appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Orillia, On
 
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Physical Access Partially Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 705-327-7383
Toll Free Phone Crisis 1-888-285-6958
Crisis Phone 705-327-7319
Fax 705-327-0342
E-Mail director@ghws.ca
Website www.greenhavenshelter.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Green-Haven-Shelter-for-Women/413389588717472
Primary Contact Liz Westcott, Executive Director; Phone: 705-327-7383 ext 223; Email: director@ghws.ca
Mailing Address PO Box 612 
Orillia, ON L3V 6K5

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