Ernestine's Women's Shelter

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Description & Services
Description Ernestine'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
Hours Daily 24 hours 
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5:30pm
Areas Served Etobicoke ; Greater Toronto Area
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Twi ; Urdu
Contact Information
Accessibility Fully Accessible - elevators and ramps
Mailing Address Box 141 
Station B 
Etobicoke, ON M9W 5K9
Office Phone Shelter Line: 416-746-3701  
Administration Line: 416-743-1733
Fax 416-743-1732
Crisis Phone 416-746-3701 
Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416-863-0511
TTY Phone 416-746-3716
Primary Contact Sharlene Tygesen, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 416-743-1733 ext 2012; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Khadija Ali, Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 416-746-3701 ext 2033; Email:
Other Details
Established 1983
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; United Way
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Advocacy ; Counselling ; Shelters

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