Haldimand and Norfolk Women's Services

Site: Simcoe - Mailing Address

Service: Transitional & Housing Support Program

Record #: SIM0406
Last Full Update: 23 Mar 2023

Service Details


Crisis and Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women who have left an abusive relationship and/or those who are making plans to leave an abusive relationship

Self-referral or referral by other professionals

Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Simcoe
Mailing Address PO Box 731 
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4T2
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service)

Assists women to develop goals as they leave an abusive relationship

  • provides information and help accessing and maintaining housing, court support, and advocacy
  • provides legal advocacy services for Family law and criminal law issues to women

Services offered:

  • support in developing a Transition Plan to become free of abuse
  • information on other services for women and their children within the community and assistance with securing those services
  • help in understanding abuse and how it affects women and their children
  • court support in both family and criminal matters
  • accompaniment to appointments and advocacy where the women requires support
  • development of a safety plan
  • assistance completing applications and documentation - housing, immigration, disability
  • resource and referral Information

Arrangements can be made for women without access to transportation

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-805-8188
Crisis Phone 1-800-265-8076
E-Mail hnws@hnws.on.ca
Website www.hnws.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Vanessa Dion, Community Services Manager; Phone: (Business) 519-805-8188 ext 207; Email: vanessa@hnws.on.ca
Primary Executive Jane Scheel, Executive Director