Community Resources

POLICE EMERGENCY HELP

24 Hour Emergency Service                           911

Elgin Provincial Police                                     
519.631.2920
St. Thomas Police Services                            
519.631.1364
Aylmer Police Services                                     
519.773.3144
Victim Services Elgin                                       
 •  Trained volunteers respond on scene 24/7 to victims of crime
 •   You can ask the police officer responding to call them

COUNSELLING FOR MEN WHO ABUSE

Changing Ways                                                      
519.438.9869
•  Help for men who are abusive in their relationships
•  Services are available in St. Thomas

SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

Family and Children’s Services of St. Thomas-Elgin         
519.631.1492
•  Protection and safety for children at risk for physical, emotional, and/or sexual harm
•  Provides a 24-hour response to any child protection concerns

Oxford Elgin Child and Youth Centre                    
1.877.539.0463
•  Counselling for children and their parents

COURT SUPPORT

Victim Witness Assistance Program       
 519.633.1920 or 1.866.633.1920
•  Court information, assistance, and support for victims and witnesses of crime

HOUSING

St. Thomas-Elgin Second Stage Housing   
519.637.2288
•  Housing for rent, that is geared to income, in furnished apartment units for women (with or without children) who have left abusive relationships
•  Counselling is provided on-site for current & past residents of the units

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

Family Law Education for Women:        
www.onefamilylaw.ca

Community Legal Education Ontario           
www.cleo.on.ca

Locate another shelter in Canada                   
www.shelternet.ca

International Directory of Domestic Violence Services         
www.hotpeachpages.net




1.800.265.4305 or 519.633.0155
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Funding gratefully received from individuals, special groups, companies, and the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Community and Social Services and South West Local Health Integration Network.
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