Chatham Kent Women's Centre

Site: Chatham Kent Women's Centre

Service: Counselling and Support Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-351-9144
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-0598
Crisis Phone 519-354-6360 or Toll free 1-800-265-0598
Fax 519-354-6038
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Karen Hunter, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 - Both the 24 hour crisis/support line and the emergency shelter remain open. All Outreach counselling services and counselling will be done over the phone or by email only. For support counselling call 519 354-6360. 
24 hour crisis lines * emergency shelter * group and individual counselling for abused women and their children 
* Advocacy * transitional housing and support 
* Affiliation with other organizations: Family Service Kent, Crown Attorney's Office and Police  
* Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in documenting the history of abuse for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate 
* School based individual and group support provided to youth (male & female) across Chatham Kent.
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings Board Meetings - Third Wed of every month 
Women and children's groups are scheduled - All group participants must be registered to attend any group, call and ask to speak with an Outreach or Child and Youth Counsellor for further information.
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility All Programs - Women and their children 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process 
Outreach Counselling for males in domestic violence situations
Application Telephone and walk in, no referral required 
All appointments are booked through the Sandys St address 
* All Outreach sessions require an appointment and can be booked through the Women's Centre at 20 Sandys St. Chatham, ask to speak to a counsellor to book an appointment at a location near your home.
Languages English ; French ; Multi cultural services available via interpreters
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1978
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of the Attorney General ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Elections At the Annual General Meeting in June
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
20 Sandys St
Chatham, ON N7L 4Y5
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Sandys St and Grand Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated Parking; Useable Entrance; Useable Washroom
Other Details
Print Material pamphlets

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