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Closed temporarily during redevelopment -- new building expected to open in 2019
Organization: North York Women's Shelter  
Phone Numbers: Administration 416-638-7335 ; Shelter 416-635-9427
Teletype: 416-635-9630
Crisis: 416-635-9630
Fax: 416-635-9651
Head Office
20 De Boers Dr, Unit 333
Toronto, ON
M3J 0H1
Hours: Closed temporarily during redevelopment -- new building expected to open in 2019

Crisis phone -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * administration -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Mohini Datta-Ray - Executive Director
416-638-7335 ext 232 *
Contacts: Sulmaz Ghoraishi - Office Administrator
416-638-7335 ext 235 *
Service Description: Violence Against Women (VAW) emergency shelter * capacity 30 * crisis intervention and group counselling, referrals, advocacy, community education * court accompaniment * safety planning and service coordination * children's program * transitional support services -- includes assistance in finding permanent housing, subsidized day care and local schools * psychoeducational workshops * recreational activities and outings * follow-up services

Fees: None
Application: Call for information regarding vacancies, admission criteria and intake
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women with or without children, fleeing violence and abuse
Languages: English ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Cree ; Fanti ; German ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Somali ; Spanish ; Swahili ; Urdu ; West Indian dialects
Language Note: Jamaican Creole English
Area(s) Served:
Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Durham Region, East York, Halton, Mississauga, Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on September 6, 2016

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