• *This list was last updated on March 10th, 2022 we will continue to add to our resources as we get to know more organizations & partners

    Homeward Bound by Woodgreen www.woodgreen.org


    416-645-6000 ext. 3031 A four-year education and employment program that helps homeless or inadequately housed single mothers achieve financial stability and independence
    Nellies www.nellies.org Toronto 416.461.1084 Our Mission is to operate programs and services for women and children who have and are experiencing oppressions such as violence, poverty and homelessness. Nellie’s is a community based feminist organization which operates within an anti-racist, anti-oppression framework.
    Shelter Movers www.sheltermovers.com Toronto(+GTA), Ottawa, Waterloo Region

    Toronto: 1-855-203-6252
    York: 1-905-836-7601
    Ottawa: 1-855-203-6252


    Shelter Movers’ service is available by referral. Referring agencies typically include: shelter staff, social workers, healthcare providers, community-based organizations and police. Shelter Movers does not currently accept self referrals. To access this service, referred clients must be moving as a result of abuse / violence.
    Barrie Shelter www.barrieshelter.com



    The Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie provides emergency shelter 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Their shelter can accommodate 27 women and children; each family has their own room and share communal living space with other families. We accept self-referrals and referrals from community agencies, law enforcement, and other shelters and social services. There are community services available through The Safe Pet Program for women who want to take their pets with them when they leave. Counselors always must speak directly with the woman before residency can be offered. + other programs including outreach programs.
    Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto www.nwrct.ca Toronto (416) 963-9963 Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto supports urban Aboriginal women and children. Through individual support, programming, and cultural initiatives we build self-sufficiency and develop collective capacity to make positive change.

    The Centre provides emergency support (food, housing, advocacy) as well as life enhancing programming (family support, upgrading skills, employment) and cultural programming (hand drumming, beading, Ojibwe class).


    If you are living with abuse or violence or know someone being abused and needs help call the Assaulted Women’s Helpline, a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in the province of Ontario. Their service is anonymous and confidential and you don’t have to give your name. Their toll-free number won’t show up on your phone bill and they don’t have call display. 

    • GTA (Toronto Area) 416-863-0511
    • GTA (Toronto Area) 416-364-8762 (TTY)
    • Toll-Free 1-866-863-0511
    • Toll-Free 1-866-863-7868 (TTY)
    • #SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido, Telus phone


    If you are in immediate danger call 911

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