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Helping women, men and their families

500 Hopes For 500 HOMES

The Welcome Centre Shelter opens its doors to nearly 500 women and kids every year. Where did you sleep last night? With 500 people giving $20 a month, 500 women and children this year will have immediate access to a safe and comfortable shelter bed.
For only 66 cents per day, your contribution makes sure that safe bed comes with 24 hour help and hope.

As the only shelter for women and families experiencing homelessness, that hope can’t wait--help us keep the shelter door open.

Become a donor today!

Welcome Centre Shelter for Women Programs help women and families end the cycle of poverty and violence in their lives.
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Need Help?

There is no face of homelessness

If you are a single female, a couple, or a male or female led family with dependents under 18, please contact us at:

Welcome Centre (women): 519-971-7595

If you are a single male, please contact Salvation Army:

Salvation Army (men): 519-253-7473

Want to be involved?

It's Just a Door.Until You Don't Have One.

Everyone should have a place to call home. In Windsor Essex, hundreds of women and families are in need of emergency shelter and housing support. You can help to ensure that they have access to safe and secure temporary housing. You can help to make a difficult time easier for the children who are misplaced during a housing crisis. You can make a difference.

Helping Our Community

Every statistic is a story, and each story is different. Together we can help to change these stories for the women and families who access our services.


Families Housed


Food Bank Usage


Women Housed

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