Anova, formerly Women’s Community House and Sexual Assault Centre London is a charitable non-profit organization.
We work to create a future without violence by supporting survivors of gender based violence through shelter and counselling, and engaging in prevention education training.
With a combined total of 67 beds at our Wellington Road and Clarke Road facilities, Anova operates one of the largest high security shelters for abused women and their children in Canada.
We have been serving the London, Ontario community since 1978.
Creating communities of safe spaces, compassion, healing, renewal, hope, resilience and advocating for social and political change.
What People Are Saying
"“I find it overwhelming that one would invest into a complete stranger without hesitation. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You took a very dark and worried person and brought her into the light.” "
— Chris, Anova Client