Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis

Site: Marianne's Place

Service: Shelter / Residence

Contact Information
Alternate Name Guelph Wellington Women In Crisis ; G-W WIC ; GWWIC
Office Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 519-836-5710
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-7233 (1-800-265-SAFE)
TTY Phone Toll free 1-800-265-7233 (1-800-265-SAFE) and 519-836-5710
Crisis Phone 519-836-5710
Fax 519-836-4949
Primary Contact Christine Wilson, Residential Manager, Marianne's Place; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Jacinta Cassidy, Volunteer Coordinator & Rural Program Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Sly Castaldi, Executive Director; Phone: 519-836-1110 ext 226
Description (Site) Mailing address only
Located In Community Guelph
Mailing Address c/o Station Main 
PO Box 1451 
Guelph, ON N1H 6N9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Emergency shelter for women and their children leaving abusive situations. 
* shelter for those experiencing physical, emotional, sexual, verbal, financial abuse and / or stalking or human trafficking 
* safety planning 
* assistance with housing, legal, financial and custody issues 
* individual and group counselling 
* advocacy / accompaniment to police, court, hospital, lawyer, housing, etc 
* referral to community supports / resources 
* access to all other Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis programs 
* education / training to community groups, schools, agencies on all aspects of woman abuse 
* client library and resource materials 
Note: Women and their children are provided with private bedrooms; single women share bedrooms; all other common spaces such as living rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, recreation and play areas are shared.
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women 16 years and older and their children who have or are experiencing abuse 
* includes women of all backgrounds, income levels, sexual orientations, transgender women, immigrant and refugee women, women living with disabilities  
* male children 18 years and younger accommodated 
* accessible
Application Call 24-hour line for intake
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - multilingual services available
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; United Way
Service Categories Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Human Trafficking Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Domestic Violence Issues