Women's Shelter of York Region

Site: Sandgate - Mailing Address

Service: Emergency Shelter

Record Details
Alternate Name Sandgate ; Womens Shelter of York Region ; Womens Shelter of York Region Inc
Former Name Sandgate
Office Phone Administration 905-722-4043 * General Information and Jackson's Point Shelter 905-722-3220 * Child Witness 905-476-8993 * Richmond Hill Shelter 905-787-8604 * Richmond Hill Office 905-476-8992 * Keswick Office 905-476-8992
Toll Free Phone 1-800-661-8294 * Child Witness 1-888-698-8986 * Outreach and Keswick Office 1-866-625-5910
TTY Phone Richmond Hill TTY 905-787-8264 * Jackson’s Point TTY 905-722-6223
Crisis Phone 1-800-661-8294
Fax 905-722-8416
Website www.sandgate.ca
Primary Executive Nilda Patey, Interim Executive Director
Alternate Executive Eleanor Leggat, Secretary
Funding Provincial ; United Way ; support from the Home Depot Canada Foundation and the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario for 2017 renovations
Description (Service) Provides emergency shelter and support, counselling, advocacy and 24 hour crisis line * capacity 30 * multicultural focus * crisis intervention * information and referral including legal information and court support * women's groups including including transition support program and Let's Talk children's groups * provides second stage housing and outreach programs * public education
Hours Emergency assistance Mon-Sun 24 hours * office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto Downtown ; York Region
Boundaries Primarily York Region * Toronto and rest of Ontario if space permits
Eligibility Individuals who identify as female who have experienced violence and their children
Application Self-referral * call for information
Languages English ; Many languages * Translation services are available
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Mailing Address Box 248 
Sutton West, ON L0E 1R0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; All programs provided in wheelchair accessible buildings including main entrances and barrier free washrooms * lowered elevator buttons * entrances close to parking # working dogs accommodated
Service Categories Domestic Violence Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women

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