Additional Resources

Helpful links and information for women

Centre de santé cummunautaire - Francophone services for women who have or are experiencing abuse.

Women's Place of South Niagara - provides emergency shelter and support services to women who have experienced abuse in South Niagara. 

Niagara Sexual Assault Centre - 24-hour crisis and information line for recent victims of sexual violence.

Design for a New Tomorrow - Counselling for women who have experienced abuse.

YWCA Niagara - provides shelter, food and assistance to women experiencing poverty.

CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) is a community legal clinic dedicated to providing low-income and disadvantaged people in Ontario with the legal information they need to understand and exercise their legal rights. Materials cover many areas of law, including social assistance, tenants' rights, immigration and refugee law, workers' rights, family law, elder abuse and youth justice.

Regional Municipality of Niagara - Access to Niagara’s A to Z health services including Sexual health, Dental Clinics, School and Workplace Safety, Infectious Disease and Healthy Lifestyles

Information Niagara – Information on Community Resources Available for Women and Children within Niagara

Family and Children’s Services is the local Children’s Aid Society. FACS offers a wide range of programs to prevent and treat the problems of abuse and neglect and to support the children, youth and families of our community.

Positive Living Niagara- Staff and volunteers alike provide support, education, and advocacy in a safe and confidential environment for HIV-positive individuals, their families, and their friends.

Community Addiction Services of Niagara - provide ongoing support in a number of programs available to people struggling with their own substance use or gambling behaviour. Services include individual counselling, our 4-week Day Treatment Program, referral to residential treatment, and the Addiction Supportive Housing (ASH) program.

Shelter Safe - a listing of women's shelters across Canada.

Children and Teens

Contact Niagara provides information and access to services for children experiencing emotional and/or behavioural difficulty

Kids Help Phone is a free, anonymous, confidential phone and web counselling service for young people of all ages.

Concerned Citizens

Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help. This site will also provide links to the aboriginal and francophone sites.

Kanawayhitowin. An Aboriginal initiative to inform and educate service providers, family, community leaders, neighbours and friends about the risk factors of women’s abuse




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