From 1978 to 1995, St. Thomas Elgin YWCA operated Women’s Place a shelter for women and children who had been abused that served St. Thomas and Elgin County.

In 1995, Violence Against Women, Services Elgin County was created.  It included the services of Women’s Place Elgin’s Emergency Shelter, 24 Hour Help Line, and Community Counselling Services.


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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