Good Shepherd Women's Services, Mary's Place
|Address & Map|
|Major Intersection||Locke St N and King St W|
|Primary Contact||Kristine Vijiasoo, Director, Good Shepherd Women's Services|
|Alternate Name (Internal use only)||Marys ; Womens Shelter|
|Located In Community||Hamilton West|
|Description||Mary’s Place is a 20-bed shelter for women 18 years of age or older in need of safety, support and/or emergency shelter. |
The staff of Mary’s Place support women in coping with such diverse issues as homelessness, poverty, mental illness and violence.
Mary’s Place also offers a daily drop-in program for residents as well as women living in the community. The drop-in incorporates a wide range of recreational and educational activities designed to promote a sense of community and enhanced self-esteem.
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up |
All newcomer women are eligible to access this temporary shelter.
|Bus Routes||(1) KING ; (5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK ; (7) LOCKE ; (51) UNIVERSITY|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - Cultural Interpretive Services|
|Service Categories||Domestic Violence Shelters ~ Assaulted Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ~ Children of Assaulted Women/Men ; Homeless Shelter|
|Subjects||Advocacy ; Assaulted women ; Counselling ; Family violence ; Homeless people ; Mental health ; Shelters ; Women|