Gillian's Place


Business Number: 129718037RR0001

Our Mission:

To empower women and their children fleeing abuse by providing safety, support, and a range of services and to raise awareness about root causes to end the cycle of violence and abuse.  

Our Vision:

We seek a socially just community where all women and children are free from violence and abuse.

Service Area:

Gillian's Place is the only organization offering emergency and transitional shelter and supportive services for women and children who have experienced abuse in St. Catharines, Thorold, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lincoln, Grimsby and West Lincoln.

About Gillian's Place

We offer a continuum of essential support services to women and children who have experienced abuse, including: 

  • 24 Hour Emergency Shelter & Support at our St. Catharines Location
  • Transitional Shelter in Grimsby, Beamsville and Smithville
  • Safety Planning
  • Experienced & Non-Judgmental Counselling
  • Legal Services
  • Transitional Support and Outreach
  • Safety Planning & Support for Children
  • Community Advocacy & Leadership
  • Public Education

All Services are free, confidential and available to all women.


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