TRANSITION SUPPORT SERVICES

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Gillian’s Place (North & West Niagara) – 905-684-8331 Women’s Place of South Niagara Nova House (Niagara Falls) – 905-356-5800 Serenity Place (Welland) – 905-788-0113

Femmes victimes de violence 1-877-336-2433 Fem’aide Sexual Assault Crisis Support 905-682-4584 CARSA

TRANSITION SUPPORT SERVICES

• Assist in the development of safety plans for women and their children
• Individual counselling and support to address issues of violence and abuse against women
• Housing support planning
• Developing short and long term goals
• Assisting women in meeting their goals and carrying out transitional plans
• Provide emotional support
• Provide services or referrals to any services pertaining to women seeking a violence free life
• Provide advice in the areas of finding and maintaining housing, including budget management and life skills
• Provide advocacy with third parties where necessary, including interactions with Police, Family and Children’s Services, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), court appearances, etc.
• Referrals for children and youth who have witnessed and/or experienced violence
• Liaison and advocacy with police services, victim witness, victim services and legal aid
• Arrange for cultural interpreters

Transitional Housing and Support Workers can be reached at the following locations:

Agency Phone Numbers Web Link
Gillian’s Place, St. Catharines 905-684-8331 http://www.gilliansplace.com
Native Women’s Centre 905 664 1114 http://www.nativewomenscentre.com
Women’s Place of South Niagara: Nova House, Niagara Falls 905 356 3933 ext 226 http://www.womensplacesn.org/
Women’s Place South Niagara: Serenity Place, Welland 905 732 4632 ext 225 http://www.womensplacesn.org/
Bethlehem Housing and Support Services 905 641 1660 http://bethlehemhousing.ca
Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara: Welland Location 905 734 1141 ext 2229 http://www.cschn.ca

Gillian’s Place
905 684 ext 223
http://www.gilliansplace.com

Native Women’s Centre
905 664 1114
http://www.nativewomenscentre.com

Women’s Place of South Niagara: Nova House – Niagara Falls
905 356 3933 ext 226
http://www.womensplacesn.org/

Women’s Place of South Niagara: Serenity Place – Welland
905 732 4632 ext 225
http://www.womensplacesn.org/

Bethlehem Housing and Support Services
905 641 1660
http://bethlehemhousing.ca

Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara: Welland Location
905 734 1141 ext 2229
http://www.cschn.ca