Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis

Site: Guelph - Administration Office

Service: Transitional Housing and Support Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name Guelph Wellington Women In Crisis ; G-W WIC ; GWWIC ; WIC
Office Phone Administration 519-836-1110
TTY Phone 24 hours 519-836-5710 ; Toll free 1-800-265-7233
Crisis Phone 24 hours 519-836-5710 ; Toll free 1-800-265-7233
Fax 519-836-1979
Primary Contact Carol Death, Intake Counsellor; Phone: 519-836-1110 ext 222
Alternate Contact Karen McIlroy, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 519-836-1110 ext 221
Site Location Near Macdonell St and Wellington St E
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
38 Elizabeth St
Guelph, ON N1E 2X2
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Mailing Address PO Box 1451 
Guelph, ON N1H 6N9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Services for women and their children who are experiencing or have experienced violence in a relationship, as well as those who have left abusive relationships or are considering leaving and want to establish violence-free lives in the community. 
* risk assessment and safety planning 
* access to emergency shelter 
* individual and group counselling 
* transitional planning 
* health and wellness support 
* legal information and referrals to police, lawyers, court, hospital 
* advocacy and liaison with community agencies and resources 
* help with custody, child support issues and getting financial support (eligibility must be estabilished) 
* accompaniment to police, court, lawyer, Crown Attorney/Legal Aid, Victim/Witness Assistance Program 
* immediate telephone support and information through 24-hour Crisis Line
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Shelter and Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Eligibility requirements for legal support - call for information
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Time-Limited Events Call or visit website for a calendar listing of groups and events
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Regional / Municipal - Wellington County Social Services ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Ministry of the Attorney General ; United Way
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Abused Women ; Legal Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling