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For support or information at any time please call 1-800-265-5506 to speak with one of our crisis counsellors – they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Outreach Counselling & Advocacy Services

We offer individual and group counselling for women (over 16 years) who have or are currently experiencing abuse of any kind. We also offer support and advocacy for women with criminal, civil or family legal matters, social services, housing, income supports, etc. We can provide both group and individual counselling to women at various locations throughout Huron County. To get set up with counselling please call 1-800-265-5506 or connect with Jill Simons at 519-524-5333


Children and Youth Counselling Program

A special counselling and support program is available for children and youth who have witnessed violence in their home.    Children and youth who have witnessed violence can be seen in their school or home community as well as in the shelter and at any second stage site.  Support for parents is also provided. Contact Genelle Reid at 519-524-5333 for more details.


Transition Support Counselling Program

The Transition Support Program is available to women in Huron County who are experiencing moments of transition in their lives and have experienced violence.  From thinking about leaving an abusive relationship through all of the transitions after leaving a relationship, the transition support counsellor can help a woman to access resources, like financial, housing, and education, and support them every step of the way. Contact Emilie Hogan at 519-524-5333 Ext 317.

 

Sexual Assault Counselling Program

We offer sexual assault counselling for individuals who have experienced sexual abuse. This includes historical/childhood sexual abuse.  Please contact the Shelter at 519-524-5333 for a referral to the Sexual Assault counselling program. 

 

Family Court Support Program

The Family Court Support Program is available to women in Huron County who have experienced domestic violence and are involved in the family court or will be involved with family court in the future.  The program is able to provide information about family court, attend appointments, connect with legal supports, make referrals, and debrief after attending court.  The family court support worker can support women every step of the way. Contact Carol Lomas at 519-441-8630

 

Call us at 1-800-265-5506 for more details on any of our counselling programs.  Check back here often for updates on the groups being offered.