Description (Service) The shelter offers temporary accommodations for women and their children who are seeking shelter from abusive relationships. Various forms of abuse are acknowledged (ie: physical, emotional, sexual, verbal, etc). Counselling is available to both women and children throughout their stay. Counsellors assist women to build connections with a variety of community services and resources. Shelter services are available 24 hours a day. 
A barrier free room is available to support women with physical challenges. 24 hours crisis and support counselling is available to women in the community through the crisis lines. 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate  
Cameco Room available for meetings.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Dates All Year
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Women and their children seeking safety and shelter from abuse  
* Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Call
Languages English ; will arrange for interpretation services for other languages
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
40 Swayne St E
Cobourg, ON K9A 1K5
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Intersection Division Street - Swayne Street
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-372-1545
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3757
Crisis Phone 905-372-0746
Fax 905-373-4800
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Primary Contact Christina Colacicco, Residential Services Manager; Phone: 905-372-1545 ext 238; Email:
Alternate Contact Jane Lang, Community Services Manager; Phone: 905-372-1545 ext 231; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Carly Cunningham, Manager of Community Engagement; Phone: 905-372-1545 ext 236; Email:
Primary Executive Nancy Johnston, Executive Director; Phone: 905-372-1545 ext 224; Email:

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