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Program: Fresh Start Maternity Supports  
Organization: Fresh Start Support Services
Phone Numbers: 519-637-7775 ext 1
Teletype: 519-860-3767
Crisis: 519-637-0845 ext 3
After Hours: 519-637-0845 ext 3
Fax: 1-866-245-1774
118 Centre St
St Thomas, ON
N5R 2Z9
Intersection: Centre St and Elgin St
Location: St Thomas (Old Courthouse area)
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible

Executives: Lori Wall - Executive Director
Service Description: Christian program (open to all, regardless of faith) offering a safe home and extensive support to pregnant and parenting women facing challenges related to parenting, life skills, addiction, mental health issues, abuse and homelessness

Group Home - supportive, transitional housing for women in need of prenatal and postnatal support * medical care, life skills, education, counselling, recreation, and aftercare for mothers and babies * length of stay for the duration of pregnancy until ready to move to supportive housing or into the community (may be up to 2 years) * care closet with maternity clothes, baby clothes, baby items

Supportive housing apartments also available to community women based on apartment availability

Transportation to medical appointments and programs available for women enrolled in residential program * to schedule call Marg Steenbergen at 519-637-7775 ext 2

Fees: Rates set by Ontario Works
Application: Call * support housing is only available to residents of the group home as they progress through the program
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women experiencing crisis pregnancies, either pregnant or with newborn baby
Languages: English ; Low German
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Crisis Pregnancy and Maternity Homes

This information was last completely updated on December 16, 2016

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