Record #: BRU0524
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2023

Description

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the shelter remains open only to staff and women and kids in the shelter. The shelter has established screening process for women and kids wanting access.

Regular Service
Offers free support, education and crisis intervention to women experiencing abuse. Services include:

In-House Safe Shelter Services
  • room to accommodate up to 13 women and children
  • assists women facing a housing crisis
Abuse Counselling
  • for residents
  • individual and group counselling
24 Hour Crisis Line and sexual assault services - confidential, 24 hours, 7 days a week, see separate entry for details.

Child Witness Program
  • offers individual and group counselling for children ages 4 to 18. Helps children heal from the experience of witnessing woman abuse and meet other children who have also experienced family violence. Gives mothers the chance to be supported as they help their children heal.
Community Counselling
  • offers individual counselling for women 16 years and over who are experiencing abuse or healing from abuse in Bruce and Grey counties. Child care and transportation can be arranged in advance.
Transitional Support Program
  • Transitional Support Worker assists women by acting as an advocate for resources within the community in the areas of housing, education, job training, income support, legal aid and legal representation, Children's Aid advocacy, transportation and child care.
Transitional Housing, Second Stage Program, see separate entry for details

Youth Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Program
  • works collaboratively alongside youth throughout Bruce/Grey County who have experienced, or been exposed to, sexual violence or human trafficking.

Service Details

Hours Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Call for information

Application Call
Languages Access to translators
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Kincardine
Address & Map
Kincardine, ON
Canada
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact information

Office Phone 519-396-9814, Admin - Bruce County ; Crisis Phone: 519-396-9655 ; Admin - Grey County: 519-372-1113 ; Crisis Text Line: 226-930-0837 ; Crisis Line - Toll Free: 1-800-265-3026
Toll Free Phone 1-866-578-5566, Sexual Assault Services
Fax 519-396-7800, Administration
Website https://www.whsbg.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WomensHouseServingBruceGrey?ref=hl
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womens.house.bruce.grey
Primary Contact Residential Manager; Phone: 519-396-9814 ext 229
Alternate Contact Public Education and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-372-1113 ext 229
Mailing Address PO Box 760 
Kincardine, ON 
Canada N2Z 2Z4

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