|Record #: CHK0170||Last Modified: 28 May 2020||Last Full Update: 25 Feb 2020|
|Office Phone||519-351-9145 ; 519-351-9144|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-265-0598|
|After Hours Phone||519-354-6360|
|Primary Contact||Karen Hunter, Executive Director; Phone: 519-351-9144 ext 279|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Melissa B, Special Events, Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 279|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 - Both the 24 hour crisis/support line and the emergency shelter remain open. All Outreach counselling services and counselling will be done over the phone or by email only. For support counselling call 519 354-6360.
* Provides emergency shelter, counselling, advocacy, information and referral to abused women and their children.
* Supports women and children in Chatham-Kent facing violence by providing shelter, advocacy, counselling and public education.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Eligibility||Women and their children/dependents * Physically, emotionally, psychologically or sexually abused women and their children|
|Application||By phone; Walk-in/no appointment required; appointment required for certain programs; Referrals accepted but necessary from self; family; friends; Social Service Agencies; Health Care Professionals; Judicial System (Crown Attorney's Office); Guidance Counsellors/schools; Government Services (Ontario Works)|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Description (Agency)||Provide emergency shelter and essential support services to abused women and their children.|
|Funding||Provincial - MCSS; Ministry of the Attorney General ; Grants ; Donations ; Private|
|Located In Community||Chatham|
|Address & Map||
20 Sandys St
Chatham, ON N7L 4Y5
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|Intersection||Sandys St and Grand Ave W|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated Parking; Useable Entrance; Useable Washroom|
|Print Material||pamphlets on agency and program specific|