Description (Service) Violence Against Women Services:
  • Crisis Lines: Crisis telephone lines, and text line are available 24/7
  • Emergency Shelter: The 24/7 emergency shelter services are open for women and children fleeing partner abuse
  • Housing: The Transitional Housing Worker supports clients to find long term housing
  • Counselling: Supportive Counselling services are available to shelter clients
  • Second Stage Residential Housing Program: Available to families and single women
  • Child and Youth Programs: Available to shelter and second stage clients
  • Outreach Services: Workshops, and Educational Groups are available weekly
  • Women's Legal Advocate: Clients who separate from their partners are assisted with the family court process
  • The Anti-Human Trafficking Program For Youth: Shelter, counselling and court support services

Service Details

Hours The Women's Centre Crisis Line: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Outreach Services: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Women, youth, children experiencing abuse or human trafficking.
Application To access services, assessments are completed over the phone.

Crisis support available by phone and text.
Languages mandated to provide service in French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Administrative Office; 2048 A 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 3H1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Shelter has an accessible bedroom

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-0755 ; Shelter/Crisis Help Line: 519-371-1600 ; Text line: 226-974-0755
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3722
Fax 519-376-3026
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Primary Contact Heather Sheldrick, Executive Director; Phone: 519-376-0755 ext 200; Email:
Mailing Address Administrative Office; 2048A 9th Ave E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 3H1

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