Residential Shelter Program

All persons have a right to safety and freedom from violence. The Green Haven Shelter for Women provides a safe and supportive shelter program for women (and any dependent children) experiencing abuse.

Contact our Crisis Team to access shelter space:
Local: 705-327-7319
Toll-Free: 1-888-285-6958
Email: crisis@ghws.ca


Who We Serve

A picture of seven women from the shoulders down standing in a row with their arms wrapped around each other in a playful manner.
Self-identifying women with or without dependent children who are experiencing violence.

Includes: cisgender, transgender, non-binary, and two-spirit regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, or religious belief.

Emancipated Youth (ages 16-18) also qualify.

Dependent Children: Under the age of 18 including male, female, trans, and non-binary.


Shelter Capacity and Information

A state of the art building that ensures residents access to security, comfort, and supportive services.

Six single rooms and four double rooms available for family groups. We offer a six-week stay with the potential for extension.

Our rooms are accessible and all basic needs are provided to the residents.

Staff are on site 24/7 and offer ongoing safety planning. We connect our residents with supportive services and program referrals.


Shelter Intake Process

Accessing shelter services can feel like an overwhelming process for those already coping with trauma and experiencing violence.

We have created a guide and a list of expectations to help ease the process and to help reduce stress for our future residents.

Learn about the intake process.


Want to access information about violence against women?

Green Haven Shelter for Women has put together a resource list to spread awareness and understanding of what violence against women is, where to access support, and other educational materials.