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Yellow Brick House


Description
COVID19 - Emergency shelters and crisis line open, call 1-800-263-3247 for details


Emergency shelter, crisis intervention, outreach, counselling and support services

Emergency Shelters 
  • 2 shelters; capacity: 41 beds and 10 cribs
  • 24 hour crisis line
  • crisis intervention

Community supports (for non-residents)
  • counselling services and group supports for women and children
  • parenting programs
  • legal support program
  • transitional housing support
  • public education and prevention programs
  • Bill 168 (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace) training -- workplace lunch and learn series
  • volunteer opportunities
Comments
COVID19 - Emergency shelters and crisis line open, call or text 1-800-263-3247
* visit YBH website for details

* West Beaver Creek Rd location -- administrative office only
Eligibility
Women 16 years and older and their children (birth-18 years), who are experiencing domestic violence or abuse

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: York Region; also outside York Region if space available
Application Process
Call, email or visit website for information; women requiring assistance, call or text crisis line 1-800-263-3247
Crisis
1-800-263-3247
Office
905-709-0900
Fax
905-709-1308
After Hours Phone
1-800-263-3247
TTY
Text 1-800-263-3247
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@yellowbrickhouse.org
Languages
Arabic, Azerbaijani, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Pashto, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Shona, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, French - in partnership with Fem'aide 1-877-336-2433, Other - Interpretive services available
Contact
Lorris Herenda, Executive Director
Email: lorrish@yellowbrickhouse.org
Phone: 905-709-0900 ext 2224
Fees
None
Accessibility
Administrative office main door - limited accessibility; accessible entrance at rear of the building, call for assistance if required; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
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Last Updated On
January 22, 2021
Address
Administrative Office; 52 West Beaver Creek Rd, Unit 4
Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 1L9
Intersection: Leslie St and 16th Ave;
Yellow Brick House Site Location: Yellow Brick House
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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
COVID19 - Emergency shelters and crisis line open Mon-Sun 24 hours, call for details and intakeAdministrative office -- Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pmDates: Year round
Service Area(s)
York Region