Green Haven Shelter for Women

Site: Orillia - Unpublished

Record #: ORI1135
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 10 Feb 2023


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:
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:
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:
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:

Service Details

Hours Service: Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Areas Served Chippewas of Rama First Nation ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Rama ; Ramara ; Severn ; Simcoe County
  • Self-identifying women, with or without dependent children, currently experiencing gender-based violence and/or abuse.
  • 18 years and older or minors accompanied by eligible guardian

Application Service Assessment for Shelter services to be completed by phone at 705-327-7319
Languages French Language Services can be provided, if requested in advance
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Orillia, ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-327-7383 ; 1-888-285-6958, Toll Free
Crisis Phone 705-327-7319
Fax 705-327-0342
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Primary Contact Haylee Pitkin, Residential Program Manager; Phone: 705-327-7383 ext 225; Email:
Alternate Contact Norma Alford, Executive Director; Phone: 705-327-7383 ext 223; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 612 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 6K5

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