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Organization: The Women's Centre of Halton - Oakville - One-on-one Support Services  
Phone Numbers: Support line and registration 905-847-5520
Email: wcadmin@thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Website: thewomenscentreofhalton.com/oakville/
Address:
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, 2nd Flr, Suite 229
Oakville, ON
L6L 5G8
Intersection: Third Line and Rebecca St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: * Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-3 pm
* Mon evening 6 pm-8:30 pm
* Sat 10 am-12 noon
* additional hours for support groups, workshops & courses
Contacts: Linda Snider
905-847-9104 * wcadmin@thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Service Description: One-on-one support services include:

Mental health advocate:
  • for women struggling with depression, anxiety or other undiagnosed mental health challenges and are in need of mental health supports

Drop-in support:
  • open to all women who may be going through a difficult time and are facing challenges in their everyday life
  • peer supporters provide one-on-one support by phone, email or in person

Abuse/crisis counselling:
  • one-on-one counselling for women dealing with the effects of abuse
  • women will receive emotional support and guidance throughout the healing process with a focus on concrete plans for future safety

Life skills coaching:
  • women dealing with low self-esteem can receive up to eight personalized life coaching sessions
  • learn skills to find empowerment and boost self-esteem

Legal clinic:
  • volunteer lawyers provide a free half hour legal advice session

Income tax clinic:
  • a drop-in first come, first served basis
  • tax preparation for low income women that includes advice on rebates and benefits including the Canada Child Tax Benefit and health care benefits
  • call or visit for financial eligibility
  • clinics run from the end of February to the end of March
  • counselling services offered in various languages, call ahead

Fees: None
Application: Call or visit for more information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Language Note: 48 hour notice
Area(s) Served:
Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, North West Mississauga, Oakville, South West Mississauga, Wellington  
See Also: Counselling - Family, Couple, Individual
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

This information was last completely updated on August 20, 2018

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