Huron Women's Shelter, Second Stage Housing & Counselling Services

VAW Emergency Shelter

Huron Women’s Shelter, Second Stage Housing, and Counselling Services is a safe place for women and families in crisis.

Organization Information

Address: 376 Huron Road, Goderich, Ontario

Phone Number: 1-519-524-5333

Crisis Line: 1-800-265-5506


Hours of operation: Varies by program (contact organization to inquire)


Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Sexual Assault Individual Counselling Services
Sexual Assault Group Counselling Services
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Education/Prevention Services for Children and Youth
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Legal Services/Advocacy
Community-based advocacy services
Survivor engagement groups
Mobile/Home Based Services

Organization Located In: Rural (population 29,000 or less)


Languages Available: English

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Phone , Crisis Helpline, Virtual

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Phone Virtual

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: Yes, call to inquire

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Inclusivity Policies: Harm Reduction Framework, Feminist Intersectional Framework

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter)

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