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North York Women's Shelter


Description
COVID19 Shelter available Mon-Sun 24 hours; for shelter intake call Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511; all other services call 416-638-7335 ext 103  

Violence Against Women (VAW) emergency shelter (capacity 40) includes crisis intervention and group counselling, referrals and advocacy, court accompaniment, safety planning and service coordination, children's program, and community education

Transitional support services include assistance in finding permanent housing, subsidized day care and local schools; psychoeducational workshops; recreational activities and outings; follow-up services
Comments
Closed temporarily during redevelopment -- new location opening February 2020For shelter referral, contact Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511
Eligibility
Women and their families, and trans experiencing violence

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
For shelter referral call Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511For programs still running call 416-638-7335 ext 103
Office
416-638-7335
Crisis
1-866-863-0511
Fax
416-638-9557
Website
Visit Website
Email
shelter@nyws.ca
Mailing Address
Head Office; 940 Sheppard Ave W
Toronto, ON, M3H 2T6
Canada
Languages
Arabic, Bengali, Cree, English, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin), Cree, English, Fanti, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Other - Interpretation services available for most languages, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Urdu, West Indian dialects - Jamaican Creole English
Contact
Melissa Galeano, Executive Assistant
Email: melissa@nyws.ca
Phone: 416-638-7335 ext 104
Fees
None
Accessibility
Shelter - wheelchair accessible main entrance ; Accessible unit, including bedroom and bath
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
April 12, 2021
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Administration -- Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm * shelter -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * for shelter intake call Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region