Description
Description (Service) 13 bed Emergency Shelter for women and their families who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault,* services include crisis counselling and support, transportation to shelter * information and referrals * weekly support groups * services for children and adolescents * community outreach including an office in North Perth * Social housing applications and advocacy in criminal and Family Court matters 
 
You do not have to be in residence to receive service * All services confidential and no-cost
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Dates Year round
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Abused women and their children * Victims of sexual assault or women experiencing homelessness are invited to call for assistance or referrals.
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
270 Freeland Dr
Stratford, ON N4Z 1G8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-271-5310
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-8598
Crisis Phone 24 Hours: 519-271-5550 * 24 Hour Sexual Assault: 519-271-5550
Fax 519-271-5313
E-Mail amcdonnell@optimismplace.com
Website www.optimismplace.com
Primary Contact Anne McDonnell, Executive Director; Phone: ext 12; Email: amcdonnell@optimismplace.com
Alternate Contact Alicia Houston, Residential Manager/Volunteeer Co-ordinator; Phone: ext 13
Volunteer Coordinator Alicia Houston, Residential Manager/Volunteeer Co-ordinator; Phone: ext 13; Email: residential@optimismplace.com
Primary Executive Leslie Reynolds, Board Chair; Email: opchair@cyg.net

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