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30:30 Anniversary Fundraiser

While the experience of homelessness in shelter is difficult at any time, children 15 and under find it especially challenging. Research has shown that these children are less likely to excel in school and are more likely to express poor mental health and behavioural issues as they grow up, thus increasing their risk of homelessness in adulthood.

To address this harsh reality, we’re bringing forth a new initiative, Patsy’s Place, which aims to support children experiencing homelessness with supportive, educational, and recreational programming.

Help us make Patsy’s Place a reality! We’ve set a goal of raising $30,000 in order to create sustainable change in the lives of children and their families experiencing homelessness.

Donate now and share our campaign on social media!


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. Become a Centre Keyholder and help open doors for those experiencing homelessness in our community.

Centre Keyholders help bring financial stability to the shelter, create a strong sense of sisterhood, and assist in future program planning for clients. You can help to ensure that people 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.

Sign up for monthly donations and become a Centre Keyholder today!

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.


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