Gillian’s Place has protected and served abused women and their children in St. Catharines and North Niagara for over 30 years. Whether women need the safety of the shelter or access to the many programs offered on an outreach basis, Gillian’s Place is here to help. All services are available without ever spending one night under our roof. The services have grown to provide a 24 hour support line, safe shelter, safety planning, emotional support, outreach counselling and support, legal advice, transitional assistance and public education. All services are free and completely confidential.
Support Line: 905-684-8331. Calls will be answered 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week
The Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Program is a regional service which provides immediate, confidential, and individualized treatment to females or males who have recently been sexually assaulted or are victims of intimate partner abuse.
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Program - Niagara Centre de traitement des victimes d'agression sexuelle et de violence familiale - Niagara Niagara Health System - Ontario Street Site Telephone: 905-378-4647 Ext. 45301
The Victim/Witness Assistance Programme is available to help you if you are involved in a criminal case either because you are a victim of a crime or because you have been called as a witness to testify in a case.
Court preparations/pre-court interviews
Tour of the courtroom
Assistance with Victim Impact Statement
Ministry of the Attorney General Victim/Witness Assistance Programme 59 Church Street St. Catharines, ON 905-6852671
The YWCA Niagara Region is part of a national and worldwide movement that is passionate about empowering women and their families by providing safe, supportive housing and programs and creating opportunities for all women to reach their full potential.
Emergency Homeless Shelter open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
183 King Street, St. Catharines: 905-988-3528 6135 Culp Street, Niagara Falls: 905-357-9191
Founded in 2003, in response to the increase of deaths by suicide in the Niagara Region, the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC) was formed from over 25 community agencies and members at large. The purpost of hte NSPC is to build strong and lasting community partnerships that will work together to implement our suicide prevention strategy, to address the needs of all residents of Niagara, and to reflect the values of a caring compassionate community. NPSC is a non-funded community coalition.