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Ernestine's Women's Shelter


Description
COVID-19 Shelter operating, with food care packages for vulnerable women and families, crisis line 24/7, counselling and safety planning

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Emergency shelter, capacity 32
  • counselling and referrals
  • advocacy and follow up
  • court and immigration escort
  • children's program and counselling
  • legal and housing assistance
Transitional Housing and Support Program, including outreach and speakers bureau
Eligibility
Women, with or without children, coming from abusive situations

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
Call first for details regarding vacancies and admission procedure
Phone
416-743-1733
Crisis
416-746-3701
Fax
416-743-1732
TTY
416-746-3716
Website
Visit Website
Email
contact@ernestines.ca
Mailing Address
Stn B; Box 141
Toronto, ON, M9W 5K9
Canada
Languages
English, Access to interpreters for other languages, American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi, French - interpreters, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Ojibway, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Twi, Ukrainian, Urdu, West Indian dialects
Contact
Laverne Blake, Manager of Programs
Email: laverne@ernestines.ca
Phone: 416-743-1733 ext 2043
Fees
None
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Service dogs accommodated
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
November 9, 2021
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Crisis line -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * call for intake
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region