Women's Shelter of York Region

Site: Sandgate

Record Details
Alternate Name Womens Shelter of York Region ; Womens Shelter of York Region Inc
Former Name Sandgate
Office Phone Administration 905-722-4043 * General Information and Jackson's Point Shelter 905-722-3220 * Richmond Hill Shelter 905-787-8604
Toll Free Phone 1-800-661-8294
TTY Phone Richmond Hill TTY 905-787-8264 * Jackson’s Point TTY 905-722-6223
Crisis Phone 1-800-661-8294
Fax 905-722-8416
Website www.sandgate.ca
Primary Contact Mona Shaher, Admin-Fund Development Coordinator; Phone: 905-722-4043 ext 151; Fax: 905-722-8416; Email: monas@sandgate.ca
Primary Executive Michelle Smith, Executive Director; Email: michelleS@sandgate.ca
Alternate Executive Gale Carey, Board Chair
Funding Provincial ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto ; support from the Home Depot Canada Foundation and the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario for 2017 renovations
Description (Service) Emergency shelter with capacity 30 * 24 hour crisis line and crisis intervention * support, counselling, advocacy * multicultural focus * information and referral including legal information and court support * women's groups including including transition support program and Let's Talk children's groups * provides second stage housing and outreach programs * public education
Hours Emergency assistance Mon-Sun 24 hours * office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto Downtown ; York Region
Boundaries Primarily York Region * Toronto and rest of Ontario if space permits
Eligibility Individuals who identify as female who have experienced violence and their children
Application Self-referral * call for information
Languages English ; French - Interpretation, Publications, brochures ; Arabic - Reception, Interpretation, Publications, brochures ; Chinese (Cantonese) - Reception, Publications, brochures ; Farsi - Reception, Publications, brochures ; Hindi - Publications, brochures ; Spanish - Publications, brochures ; Urdu - brochures ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation ; Many languages * Translation services are available
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Mailing Address Box 248 
Sutton, ON L0E 1L0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; All programs provided in wheelchair accessible buildings including main entrances and barrier free washrooms * lowered elevator buttons * entrances close to parking # working dogs accommodated
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women


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