Hiatus House

Site: Windsor - Louis Ave

Service: Domestic Violence Shelter for Women

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Record #: WIN0666 Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-252-1143
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-5142
After Hours Phone24 hr service
TDD Phone519-252-2768
Crisis Phone519-252-7781
Primary ContactGenevieve Isshak, Clinical Director of Residential & Outreach Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)Emergency shelter and crisis intervention for women and their children experiencing domestic violence  
* offers Transitional and Housing Support Program (THSP)  
* assists abused women in securing housing, social services, legal and counselling services in order to live in a violent-free environment  
* 24-hour crisis line  
* support groups offered for children who witness domestic violence in the home. 
Holiday Gift and Toy Assistance during the Holidays 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Shelter and Crisis Line: 24 hr service
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
Women 16 yrs and older and their children experiencing domestic violence
ApplicationApplication process required
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Spanish - upon request ; Interpretive Services - upon request
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveThom Rolfe, Executive Director
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Min of Public Safety and Security ; Federal - Correctional Service Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Min Attorney General (Victim Services Unit) ; Donations - from community
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor
Address & Map
250 Louis Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 1W2
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IntersectionLouis Ave and Chatham St E
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Security entrance, Washroom, Elevator, TDD
Service CategoriesAbuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Children ; Adult Protective Services ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Children of Abused Women/Men
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