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Halton Women's Place

Site: Burlington and Milton - Unpublished Address

Service: Emergency Shelter and Crisis Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments For national online directory of shelters for women experiencing abuse, see
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 905-332-1200; 
Burlington Shelter 905-332-1593; 
Milton Shelter 905-878-8970
TTY Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours Burlington 905-332-7892 * Milton 905-878-8555
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours Burlington 905-332-7892 * Milton 905-878-8555
Fax Administration 905-332-1155;  
Burlington Shelter 905-332-1618;  
Milton Shelter 905-878-8195;
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Volunteer Coordinator Carm Bozzo, Manager, Development & Communications; Phone: 905-332-1200 ext 222; Fax: 905-332-1155; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides emergency shelter, crisis services and support to physically, sexually, financially and emotionally abused women and their dependent children
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1980
Primary Executive Laurie Hepburn, Executive Director; Phone: Burlington (Business) 905-332-1200 ext 241 * Milton (Business) 905-878-0386 ext 321; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Major Services:
  • 24 hour crisis lines for abused women 
  • HWP Chat provides online support, Mon-Sun 24 hrs, from a training Violence Against Women Counsellor 
  • safe shelter accommodation, food, and basic personal items for a maximum of 8 weeks for abused women and their dependent children 
  • individual and/or supportive group counselling at the shelter 
  • community agency information and referral when necessary 
  • court support for interim custody and restraining orders 
  • children's services 
  • emergency transportation to shelter, if necessary 
  • depart planning 
  • SafePet Program  
  • advocacy and public education around ending violence against women 
  • transitional support program 
  • accepts donations of goods for those in the shelter and those moving from the shelter to permanent housing (see list of needs here)
Family Court Support Worker Program
  • information on the family court process  
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid)  
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community  
  • safety planning  
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
Schools programs
  • Healthy Relationships = Healthy Communities program, for Grades 1 to 12, addresses students in an age-appropriate manner about healthy friendships, bullying and abuse, and domestic violence  
  • EngageMENt 'male ally' program is a conversation-based 8-week program led by a male facilitator that guides male students through discussion around popular and sports culture, through a gender lens, and discusses what 'healthy masculinity' means, wrapping up by planning an experiential or service learning initiative (participants may receive up to 15 volunteer hours toward their Community Involvement requirement)
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Shelters: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Abused women and their dependent children 
  • Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Phone crisis line
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Korean ; Polish ; Russian ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Shelters in Burlington and Milton * map does not point to shelter location(s) * phone crisis line for assistance
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 20060 
2211 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7P 0A4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Crisis Lines for Abuse / Violence ; Crisis Lines for Abused Women ; Domestic Abuse ; Domestic Abuse Crisis Services ; Shelter for Abused Women ; Shelters for Abuse ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Court Orientation Programs ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention

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