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Emergency Shelter

The following links will provide you with helpful information to assist you in finding shelter in times of greatest need:


Hiatus House
Hiatus House is an agency that provides intervention programs and offers an emergency shelter for abused women and their children.

Windsor Residence Inc.
Windsor "Y" Residences Inc helps low-income people obtain safe, permanent and affordable housing and temporary accommodations.


Emergency Shelter
On this website, you will dicover where, when, and how to find emergency shelter and housing. Additional information about emergency shelters and housing is available.

Homeless Coalition of Windsor Essex County
The Homeless Coalition of Windsor-Essex County has developed and implemented strategies to help Windsor-Essex County alleviate the issue of homelessness. The Coalition's purpose is to raise awareness about homelessness, and to prevent and reduce the amount of homelessness.

Well-Come Centre for Human Potential - Homeless Women only
The Well-Come Centre for Human Potential is an organization that helps women overcome the cycle of poverty, homelessness and violence. The Well-Come Centre creates opportunities for women in a safe and supportive environment.

T.H.R.I.V.E. - Housing Support Services Youth and Family Resource Network of Essex County a Housing Support Service that helps those at risk of becoming homeless and those people that are currently homeless. T.H.R.I.V.E. provides transitional and emergency housing to families and individuals.