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Organization: YWCA Niagara Region  
Phone Numbers: 905-988-3528
Fax: 905-988-3739
183 King St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 3J5
Intersection: Academy St and King St
Location: St Catharines (Downtown)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Admin: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * emergency shelter: daily 24 hours
Executives: Donna Shelton - Executive Assistant
905-988-3528 ext 3222 *
Carli Taylor - Administrative Coordinator
905-988-3528 ext 3223 *
Service Description: Community agency that provides shelter for women * meals, social and recreational activities, information and referral, counselling, and housing assistance * 24-hour crisis telephone line and advocacy staff available

Housing programs include:
  • 20-bed emergency shelters for homeless women
  • 15-bed emergency shelter for men
  • six units of family shelter
  • on-site transitional housing for women
  • supported transitional housing for single women * 17-unit apartment building located in St Catharines
  • off-site transitional housing program with sites in St Catharines, Welland, Grimsby, Niagara Falls, and Beamsville, West Lincoln, Lincoln, and Fort Erie

Additional programs include:
  • Sex Trade On My Terms (STOMT) program
  • Women`s Addiction Recovery mediation (W.A.R.M.) program
  • Teen Talk/STEPS
  • Safe Sisters
  • Y ACT UP
  • Girls Space
  • The Mask You Live In
  • Boy's Lounge

Fees: Varies per program
Application: Call or drop-in * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women and families in poverty, including boys 16 years and younger
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Niagara Region  
See Also: Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on February 5, 2018

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