Optimism Place Women's Shelter and Support Services

Service: Family Court Support Program, Stratford

Record #: PER2029
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 12 Apr 2024


Description (Service) Family Court Support Worker Program

Facilitates a victim's understanding of and passage through the family court system. Support provided includes:
  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid)
  • debriefing with clients following family court appearance
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Available to meet with women throughout Perth County - contact for details

Service Details

Hours Contact for details
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up Ages: 16 year(s) and up.
Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process.
Application Contact or through referral
Visit website to learn more about the programs and how to assess them
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
270 Freeland Dr
Stratford, ON
Canada N4Z 1G8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-271-5310 Ext 118
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-8598
After Hours Phone 519-271-5550, 24 Hours
Fax 519-271-5313
E-Mail joanne@optimismplace.com
Website www.optimismplace.com/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OptimismPlaceWomensShelter
Primary Contact Joanne Grimes, Manager of Legal and Transition Services; Phone: 519-271-5310 Ext 118; Email: joanne@optimismplace.com
Alternate Contact Jasmine Clark, Executive Director; Phone: 519-271-5310 Ext 112; Email: jasmine@optimismplace.com

Agency Overview

My Perth Huron
Connect Youth Perth Huron
iVolunteer Perth Huron
United Way Perth Huron