West Niagara

GP West Niagara Logo

We've Grown!  West Niagara Second Stage Housing & Counselling Inc., has joined with Gillian's Place to expand our services to the Niagara Region, and we are now Gillian's Place-West Niagara. We maintain our location at 5032 King Street in Beamsville, and you can expect to receive the same level of service. And, your donations will continue to support our work in West Niagara. More information about this change, can be found here.


Who We Are

Formerly West Niagara Second Stage Housing & Counselling Inc., our organization has been an integral service in the region helping women and children who have experienced abuse since 1998. We are an inclusive, client-centred organization that runs on progressive principles and we work tirelessly to ensure no woman is ever turned away. We value and continue to prioritize diversity in our clientele with respect to: ethnicity, class, ability, sexual orientation, religion, racialized minorities, and gender identity. All of our services are free and confidential. Free interpreter services are available in multiple languages.

We are here for you. We believe you. Let us help you move forward.

Services Available

Counselling Program

Individual, supportive counselling that is always free and confidential. Our counsellors are professional, sensitive, approachable, and client-centred. We also assist women in meeting their short and long term goals.

Child & Youth Program

Provides counselling services specifically designed for children and youth including: various counselling activities, advocacy, and community referrals.

Gillian's Place - West Niagara Counsellor (including Child & Youth):

Katie 905-563-5548 ext. 22

Residential Program | Transitional & Housing Support Program

We provide transitional housing integrated within the community for women (and children) in need of a safe home. The units, located in Grimsby, Beamsville, & Smithville are furnished and subsidized based on income. Clients (and their children) may live here for up to one year. We also assist women with safety planning, housing applications, referrals, and goal-setting.

Gillian's Place - West Niagara Transitional Housing & Support Worker

Meredith 905-563-5548 ext. 21

For administrative inquiries in West Niagara:

Nicole 905-563-5548 ext. 25




© 2021 Copyright. All Rights Reserved.

Designed and Developed by Chimpanzee | Website Support