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Organization: Women's House Serving Bruce and Grey  
Phone Numbers: 519-396-9814
Owen Sound: 519-372-1113
Crisis: 519-396-9655 or 1-800-265-3026 (24 hour)
Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Line: 1-866-578-5566
Fax: 519-396-5301
Email: crisis@whsbg.on.ca
Website: www.whsbg.on.ca
Address:
PO Box 760
Kincardine, ON
N2Z 2Z4
Location: South Bruce
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours:
  Service
Sun24 hours
Mon24 hours
Tue24 hoursOpen
Wed24 hours
Thu24 hours
Fri24 hours
Sat24 hours

Christmas Day: 24 hours
Boxing Day: 24 hours
New Year's Day: 24 hours
Executives: Lisa Owen - Acting Executive Director
519-396-9814 ext 227
Lana Sanderson Neeb - Shelter Manager
519-396-9814 ext 229
Contacts: Michelle Lamont - Community and Fund Development Coordinator
519-396-9814 ext 225
Bernice Connell - Sexual Assault Services Manager
519-372-1113 ext 224
Service Description: Safe shelter and crisis support for women and children who are fleeing abuse or are in crisis * provides service through a crisis telephone line open 24 hours daily * shelter, referral, advocacy, outreach counselling for women and their children

Crisis Telephone Line - open 24 hours, 7 days per week * phone lines are answered by a trained, supportive counsellor * calls are confidential and the service does not subscribe to call display

Sexual Assault Services - 24-hour crisis and support telephone line * information, support and advocacy to women victims of sexual abuse and their families and friends

Child Witness Outreach Counselling - Crisis support, education and counselling to children who have been impacted by woman abuse, individually or in group sessions

Abused Women Outreach Counselling - One-on-one, confidential counselling and support groups

Shelter Program - Safe, secure shelter, basic needs and counselling for women 16 years and over and their children fleeing abuse or in a housing crisis * 24-hour crisis telephone counselling

Transitional Support Program - Assistance identifying and accessing supports needed to establish violence-free lives after fleeing an abusive relationship * assistance with securing or maintaining safe, affordable housing

Second Stage Housing - Rent geared-to-income housing in Port Elgin, Wiarton and Kincardine * 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units available up to one year * program participants assisted by staff to explore options, connect with community agencies, and develop coping strategies and support systems to live abuse-free lives

Holiday Program - Community members can donate items to a Christmas Wish List provided by a family or woman in the shelter *  contact Amanda, Transition Department 519-396-9814 ext 226

Fees: Free
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women who have been or are being abused and their children and women experiencing a housing crisis
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Bruce and Grey  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on June 27, 2017

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