Ernestine's Women's Shelter

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Record #: CWL0167 Last Modified: 17 Feb 2015 Last Full Update: 17 Feb 2015
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Description & Services
DescriptionErnestine's Women's Shelter provides support and shelter for women and children escaping violence. * place of temporary refuge and support for woman and children who are escaping a range of abusive situations such as physical, sexual, and emotional abuse 
Ernestine's Women's Shelter provides food, shelter and support for single women and families * have trained counselling staff available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day * 24-hour emergency telephone crisis line to support those who do not currently reside at the shelter 
Ernestine's promotes awareness, education and advocates for early intervention and prevention
HoursThe service is operating 7 days a week, 24 hours a day  
Office Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm
Areas ServedEtobicoke ; Greater Toronto Area
Contact Information
Mailing AddressBox 141 
Station B 
Etobicoke, ON M9W 5K9
Office PhoneShelter Line: 416-746-3701  
Administration Line: 416-743-1733
Crisis Phone416-746-3701 
Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416-863-0511
Primary ContactSharlene Tygesen, Co-Director; Phone: (Business) 416-743-1733 ext 1; Email:
Alternate ContactJill Cunningham, Co-Director; Phone: (Business) 416-743-1733 ext 2; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorKhadija Ali, Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 416-746-3701 ext 2033; Email:
Other Details
FundingProvincial ; Fundraising ; United Way
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsAdvocacy ; Counselling ; Shelters