Women's Counselling Program

  • short and long-term in-depth counselling for abuse issues, available to women ages 16 and up
  • assistance in preparation for court and legal advocacy
  • groups for women survivors, (child care may be provided)

 

Sexual Assault/Abuse Program

  • crisis response to sexual assault
  • 24 hour crisis line, anonymous calls accepted, short and long-term counselling for sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse
  • groups for women survivors, child care may be provided
  • assistance in preparation for court and legal advocacy
  • accompaniment to police station or hospital after a sexual assault

 

STAR (STop Abuse in Relationships) Program

  • counselling, support, and referral information for secondary school students about abuse issues are available at all secondary schools in Haldimand and Norfolk.
  • a STAR counsellor is available at each secondary school in Haldimand and Norfolk every week. Appointments can be made through Student Services at each school.

Quetzal Family Homes

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Services Second Stage Counselling Program ....... 1-519-426-8048

  • weekly skill development workshops and groups to assist women to work on personal goals, self-sufficiency, and independence
  • individual counselling and advocacy for current and former residents
  • monthly community kitchens where women can cook and eat together, free of charge

 

Norfolk Community Help Centre

Langton..............................................................................................1-519-875-4601

This centre focuses on the needs of Low German speaking Mennonite immigrants. The Help Centre provides free interpretation and translation services and referrals to other agencies in the local area.

You can call 8:30 to 4:00 Monday to Friday or write to them at RR#5 Langton, Ontario, N0E 1G0.

 

COUNSELLING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Individual and group counselling services are available to assist children in understanding and sorting out the feelings that they may have about what is happening to them and their family.

 

Elementary School Counselling

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Services ................................... 1-519-426-8048

or......................................................................................................... 1-800-265-8076

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Services provides individual counselling in any elementary school in Haldimand or Norfolk to children who have witnessed abuse.