Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services

Provides a place of sanctuary, safety, and support for women (and their children) with a variety of programs.

Family Court Support Worker Program

Facilitates a victim’s understanding of and passage through the family court system. Support provided includes:

  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid, 
  • debriefing with clients following family court appearances
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning 
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Transitional Housing and Support Program

  • Helps women and their children access services to establish violence and abuse-free lives in the community.

Second Stage Services

  • Offers furnished, affordable housing to both single women and women with children for up to one year. Supports are geared to creating greater physical, emotional, and financial stability in the aftermath of violence and abuse.
Organizations that offer this Service
Good Shepherd Centres
Sites that offer this Service
Martha House Location
Mary's Place Location
Hours vary by program, contact for details.
Crisis Line Number: 905-523-6277

Victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process

Areas Served
Application Instructions

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Last Full Update
April 9, 2024