Optimism Place Women's Shelter and Support Services

Site: Listowel

Service: North Perth Resource Centre

Record #: PER1774
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 15 Nov 2023


Description (Service)

Violence Against Women Resource Centre that offers various support services. Women and children in need of safe and protective housing are welcome to stay at the shelter located in Stratford. Free transportation from North Perth can be arranged by calling the crisis line.

Service Details


Crisis line/shelter available Mon-Sun 24 hours. North Perth office hours by appointment.
Drop-in Thu 1 pm-4 pm

Areas Served North Perth
Eligibility Abused Women and their children. Age Requirements: ages: 16 year(s) and up.

Call crisis line to be referred to outreach services.

Languages Other - An interpreter will be brought in as required
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community North Perth
Address & Map
145 Argyle Ave N
North Perth, ON
Intersection Argyle Ave N and Main St W
Mailing Address c/o Optimism Place - 270 Freeland Dr 
Stratford, ON 
Canada N4Z 1G8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-271-5130 Ext 124
Toll Free Phone 1-800 265-8598, Shelter
Crisis Phone 519-271-5550, Front Line Staff
E-Mail amanda@optimismplace.com
Website https://www.optimismplace.com/north-perth-resource-centre
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OptimismPlaceWomensShelter
Primary Contact Amanda Phillips, Manager, Counselling; Phone: 519-271-5130 Ext 124; Email: amanda@optimismplace.com
Alternate Contact Jasmine Clark, Executive Director; Phone: 519-271-5130 Ext 112; Email: jasmine@optimismplace.com

Agency Overview

My Perth Huron
Connect Youth Perth Huron
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United Way Perth Huron