Optimism Place

Domestic Violence Help in Stratford, ON

Program reports that it provides residential facility for people to live temporarily. Click on program listing for information on maximum length of stay. Emergency
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Program reports that it is solely focused on providing services for victims of domestic violence. Primary Purpose Focused
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Profile
Strength 71%
  • Hotline

    519-271-5550 519-271-5550 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

    Monday 24 hours
    Tuesday 24 hours
    Wednesday 24 hours
    Thursday 24 hours
    Friday 24 hours
    Saturday 24 hours
    Sunday 24 hours
  • Toll Free

    800-265-8598 800-265-8598
  • Business

    519-271-5310 519-271-5310
  • Languages Spoken

    English
  • TTY/TTD

    -
  • Fax

    519-271-3047
  • Hours of operation

    Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED

Services

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  • Danger/lethality assessment
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Emergency local transportation
  • Emergency shelter
  • Case management
  • Food and clothing
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Emergency cell phones
  • Mobile advocacy
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court/legal lay assistance
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
  • Attorney referral for family court
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Child custody services
  • Legal resource planning
  • Immigration services
  • Financial empowerment training
  • Shelter resident counseling
  • Non-resident counseling
  • Peer support groups
  • Counseling for friends and family
  • Sexual violence support groups
  • Incest counseling
  • Ritual abuse counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Transitional individual housing
  • Transitional family housing
  • Permanent individual housing
  • Permanent family housing
  • Alternative housing counseling
  • Relocation services
  • Transportation
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Job skills training
  • Job search/placement
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Resources and referrals
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Spiritual services
  • Parenting skills training
  • Onsite mental health services
  • Onsite medical services
  • Child care during support groups
  • Child abuse services
  • Youth counseling
  • Safety planning for children
  • Educational programs
  • After school programs
  • Child development
  • School liaison
  • Pet therapy
  • Domestic violence workshops
  • Speaker's bureau

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Elderly
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Deaf
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Immigrant
  • Rural
  • Trafficked persons
  • Prostituted persons
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans women/men
  • Counties Served

    Perth County and beyond

About Optimism Place

  • Website

    -
  • Established

    1983-01-01
  • Beds

    13
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    56
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    Refer to foster care Yes

Description

we are a 13 bed emergency shelter for women and their children. Safe meeting space also in North Perth. Transportation, counselling, referrals, safety planning, child witness program, Healthy Relationships Program for teens. Sexual assault support and referrals. Court support. Public speaking.

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