Optimism Place Women's Shelter and Support Services

Site: Listowel

Service: North Perth Resource Centre

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.  
Violence Against Women Resource Centre that offers various support services. Women and children in need of safe and protective housing are welcome to stay at the Stratford-based shelter for up to 8 weeks or more. Free transportation from North Perth can be arranged
Service Details
Hours Crisis line/shelter available Mon-Sun 24 hours. North Perth office hours by appointment and as needed
Areas Served North Perth
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Abused Women and their children
Application Call crisis line/shelter may be used for initial contact to be referred to outreach services
Languages English ; Interpretive Services ; An interpreter will be brought in as required
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Listowel
Address & Map
145 Argyle Ave N
Listowel, ON
Intersection Argyle Ave N and Main St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-271-5310
Crisis Phone 1-800 265-8598 or 519-271-5550
E-Mail brenda@optimismplace.com
Website https://www.optimismplace.com/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OptimismPlaceWomensShelter
Primary Contact Brenda Boswell, Outreach Counsellor; Phone: ext 124; Email: brenda@optimismplace.com
Primary Executive Jasmine Clark, Executive Director; Phone: ext 112; Email: jasmine@optimismplace.com
Mailing Address c/o Optimism Place 
270 Freeland Dr 
Stratford, On N4Z 1G8

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