Women's Shelter, Second Stage Housing & Counselling Services of Huron

Service: Emergency Women's Shelter and Sexual Assault Recovery

Description (Service) Provides 7 bedrooms (kitchen, children's play area, shared living room, backyard) emergency housing for women who have experienced abuse and their children * telephone and walk-in counseling services * counseling and advocacy services on criminal and civil matters * social services * housing * 24/7 hour telephone support ** Sexual Assault Recovery Program * Emergency Transportation available  
Also provides Second Stage housing, with 1 accessible unit in each building - rent geared to income units for up to one year, see separate entries for details 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Business office open Mon - Thu 8 am - 5 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Huron County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
The women MUST be of legal age and their children any ages 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Call office or crisis phone
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Goderich
Located In Community Goderich
Address & Map
376 Huron Rd
Goderich, ON N7A 4C6
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Intersection Huron Rd (Hwy 8) and Bennett St E.
Mailing Address PO Box 334 
Goderich, ON N7A 4C6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-524-5333
Toll Free Phone 24 hours 1-800-265-5506
TTY Phone 24 hours 1-800-265-5506
Crisis Phone 24 hours 519-524-6245
Fax 519-524-1490
E-Mail Laura@huronwomensshelter.com
Website www.huronwomensshelter.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/huronwomensshelter
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/@huronwomensshelter
Primary Contact Laura Sparks, Executive Director; Phone: ext 300; Email: laura@huronwomensshelter.com
Alternate Contact Roberta Sherwood, Manager of Programs and Services; Phone: ext 303; Email: roberta@huronwomensshelter.com
Primary Executive Laura Sparks, Executive Director; Email: Laura@huronwomensshelter.com

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