Description
Description (Service) COVID19 During COVID19 continuing to operate and assess referrals on a case-by-case basis . Non-essential guests and service providers not permitted in shelter. To access services or respite there is an email for victims that is monitored during business hours HERE. 24 hour crisis line continuing to operate

13 bed Emergency Shelter for women with or without children who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault * services include crisis counselling and support, transportation to shelter * information and referrals * weekly support groups * services for children and adolescents * community outreach including an office in North Perth * Assistance in completing social housing applications and advocacy in navigating criminal and family court matters

You do not have to be residing in shelter to receive services * All services confidential and no-cost
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Abused women and their children * Victims of sexual assault or women experiencing homelessness are invited to call for assistance or referrals.
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
270 Freeland Dr
Stratford, ON N4Z 1G8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-271-5310
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-8598
Crisis Phone 24 Hours: 519-271-5550 * 24 Hour Sexual Assault: 519-271-5550
Fax 519-271-5313
E-Mail director@optimismplace.com
Website www.optimismplace.com
Primary Contact Jasmine Clark, Executive Director; Phone: ext 112; Email: director@optimismplace.com
Alternate Contact Alicia Houston, Residential Manager; Phone: ext 113
Volunteer Coordinator Alicia Houston, Residential Manager; Phone: ext 113; Email: residential@optimismplace.com
Primary Executive Jasmine Clark, Executive Director; Email: director@optimismplace.com

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