Links

BETHLEHEM HOUSING & SUPPORT SERVICES
905-641-1660 ext. 27
www.bethlehemhousing.ca 

Provides supportive, transitional and permanent affordable housing and community outreach services. All services offered are for singles and families.

CENTRE DE SANTE COMMUNAUTAIRE HAMILTON/NIAGARA
Accueil central: 1-866-437-7606 ext.222
www.cschn.ca

A multi-disciplinary agency serving the French speaking population of Niagara. Services include anti-violence programs.

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTRE NIAGARA
905-937-5435 ext. 7000
www.cacniagara.org

Niagara Region dedicated facility and program that serves children and youth who have experienced abuse.

DESIGN FOR A NEW TOMORROW
905-684-1223 ext. 1
www.dfnt.ca

Provides support to individuals who have experienced abuse in intimate adult relationships.

FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES
905-937-7731
www.facsniagara.on.ca
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Multi-service agency that provides mandated & volunteer Child Welfare services in the Niagara Region in order to achieve Safety, Wellbeing, and Permanency for our children and their families.

FAMILY COUNSELLING CENTRE NIAGARA
905-937-7731 ext. 3345
www.fccniagara.on.ca

Provides a range of professional counseling and support programs to individuals, couples and families.

FOLK ARTS COUNCIL MULTICULTURAL CENTRE
905-685-6589
www.folk-arts.ca

Provides services to meet the needs of newly arrived immigrants including free assistance, support and information.

FORT ERIE MULTICULTURAL CENTRE
905-871-3641
www.firststepsincanada.com

Serves the needs of immigrants and refugees living or in transition in the community of Fort Erie.

FORT ERIE NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
905-871-8931
www.fenfc.org

Providing services to enhance all aspects of Native life while extending friendship to the community promoting cultural, recreational, social and educational activities.

GILLIAN’S PLACE, formerly Women’s Place of North Niagara
Support Line 905-684-8331
Business Line 905-684-4000
www.gilliansplace.com

Provides a range of services to support abused women and their children including crisis counseling, emergency shelter, family law advice and outreach support. All services are available to women without living in the shelter.

INTERPRETERS NIAGARA-HAMILTON
www.informationniagara.com

Victims of domestic violence need a voice. INH offers free Language Interpreter Services for service providers working with victims of domestic violence.

NIAGARA PROBATION & PAROLE SERVICES
St. Catharines 905-687-8941
Welland 905-735-1660
Niagara Falls 905-356-1507
www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca

Provides community supervision and management of adult offenders on probation or parole and conditional sentences.

 NIAGARA CHAPTER- NATIVE WOMEN
905-871-8770
www.ncnw.net

Promotes equality and well-being of urban Aboriginal women and their families. Encourages Native women to participate fully in society while remembering and honoring our unique cultural and traditional beliefs. Assists through services and programs addressing prevention, advocacy, child welfare, cultural, social, legal and education.

NIAGARA REGION SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE (CARSA)
905-682-7258
24 hour crisis line 905-682-4584
www.sexualassaultniagara.org

Provides support and counseling to individuals who have experienced rape, sexual assault, incest and childhood sexual abuse. Public education programs available.

NIAGARA REGIONAL HOUSING
905-682-9201
www.nrh.ca

Provides program direction for 67 non-profit and co-operative housing providers to ensure effective management and administration if all non-for-profit properties.

NIAGARA REGIONAL NATIVE CENTRE
905-688-6484

Provides human services, social, cultural, recreational and educational programs to all Native people. NRNC serves residents of St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Thorold, Beamsville and Grimsby. The staff provide a variety of human services and referrals, in addition to diverse in-house programming.

NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE SERVICE
911 Emergency
905-688-4111
www.nrps.on.ca

Police and law enforcement agency for the Regional Municipality of Niagara.

NIAGARA REGION PUBLIC HEALTH
Parent Talk Line
905-688-8248 or
1-888-505-6074
Ext: 7555
www.niagararegion.ca

Provides a telephone information line that the public may phone to speak with a public health nurse about any parenting issue. Provides referrals to the Healthy Babies Healthy Children, public health and community resources

 VICTIM SERVICES NIAGARA

905-688-4111 ext. 5084
www.victimsservicesniagara.on.ca

Provides short-term emotional and practical assistance as well as referrals for longer terms needs to victims of crime and/or tragedy at the time of their trauma at the request of emergency services.

PORT CARES
905-834-3629
www.portcares.on.ca

Multi Service Community organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the residents of Port Colbourne and the region by undertaking initiatives and by responding to identified community needs.

SEXUAL ASSAULT/ DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TREATMENT PROGRAM NIAGARA
905-378-4647 ext. 45300
www.niagarahealth.on.ca/services/sexual-assault

Provides 24 hour medical service, collection of forensic evidence and follow up counseling to recent victims of sexual assault or domestic violence reporting to emergency departments in the Niagara Region.

VICTIMS/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
905-685-2671

Provides information, assistance and support to victims and witnesses of crime throughout the criminal justice process in order to improve their understanding of and participation in the criminal justice process.

WELLAND HERITAGE COUNCIL AND MULTICULTURAL CENTRE
905-788-5337
www.wellandheritagecouncil.com

Information and referral to community and government programs and services that help meet newcomer settlement needs.

WEST NIAGARA SECOND STAGE HOUSING & COUNSELLING
905-563-5548 (THSW)
289-566-9227 (Program Coordinator)
www.wnss.org

Provides transitional support and housing to women and children who have experienced abuse.

WOMENS PLACE OF SOUTH NIAGARA INC.
Nova House 905-356-3933
Serenity Place 905-732-4632
24 hour crisis lines               Niagara Falls 905-356-5800
                                                      Welland 905-788-0113

Provides emergency shelter (Welland & Niagara Falls locations) for women and children experiencing abuse. A variety of services are offered to residents and members of the community on an outreach basis.

YWCA NIAGARA REGION
905-988-3528
www.ywcaniagararegion.ca

Offers a variety of services for homeless women and their families including Emergency Shelter, Supportive Housing and Life Skills Programs.

MINISTRY OF CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION
905- 704-3951 or 1-800-263-2441
www.citizenship.gov.on.ca

Supports and promotes equal opportunity, responsible citizenship and voluntary action for the economic and social benefit of Ontario communities.

MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY & SOCIAL SERVICES
905-521-7899 or 905-521-7894
www.mcss.gov.on.ca

Responsible for policy and program development and evaluation of community-based services for adults and families, which include Violence Against Women Prevention Programs that provide community support services to women who are victims of violence and their children.

Other Helpful Links:

Neighbours, Friends, and Families (NFF)
www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca
www.kanawayhitowin.ca
www.voisinsamisetfamilies.ca