WCH Handout Brochure - Women`s Community House



WCH Handout Brochure - Women`s Community House
you can help...
• Support Women's Community House
with a tax-deductible financial donation.
• Donate regularly needed items like
canned food, household paper products,
laundry and dish detergent, coffee and tea.
from fear
...to freedom
• Volunteer your time for duties such as
child care, donation sorting, clerical
and kitchen help.
• Invite a Women's Community House
representative to speak to your group
or service club.
• Arrange a special event to raise funds
for Women's Community House.
• Join the Development Volunteer Team
– a group of volunteers working to
promote fundraising initiatives.
Wellington Road Shelter
101 Wellington Road
London, Ontario N6C 4M7
519-642-3003 x2
Clarke Road Shelter
450 Clarke Road
London, Ontario N5W 6H1
519-642-3003 x4
Second Stage Housing
1416 Ernest Avenue
London, Ontario N6E 3R3
519-642-3003 x3
519-642-3000 1-800-265-1576
TTY 519-963-0427
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about us...
Women's Community House (WCH) is a
charitable non-profit organization founded in
the shelters...
Abused Women's Helpline with TTY service
staffed by trained counsellors, 24 hours per day.
1978 to serve the needs of abused women
and their children in London and region.
WCH is open 365 days per year, 24 hours
per day and provides emergency and short-term
Walk-in crisis support counselling available
24 hours per day.
Universally accessible environment providing
shelter, basic needs and counselling for women
and children, free of charge.
our services...
Second Stage Housing...
is a 25-unit apartment complex which offers
women and their children affordable, family-oriented
accommodations with a focus on safety. Through
participation in the group programs, women and
children can progress toward their positive choices
and changes.
outreach services.
Cultural interpreters available 24 hours per day.
With a combined total of 67 beds at the
Emergency transportation to shelter 24 hours
per day, seven days per week at no charge to
The Transitional Outreach Program...
is designed to provide support to women entering
into or leaving shelter and Second Stage Housing
and to those in the community who are in need of
support related to abuse in their lives. Support is
offered through safety planning, navigating the legal
and financial systems, and connecting with other
supports in the community.
Protocol with the Thames Valley District School
Board and London District Catholic School Board
to allow children to attend school safely.
Public Education...
is provided to the community through presentations
to service clubs, church and school groups,
associations and information fairs.
Transitional Outreach Program to provide
support to women moving to lives free of
Safety Planning...
is available to shelter residents as well as members
of the general public, and is accessible to everyone.
shelter, counselling and support, second stage
housing, a 24-hour helpline and transitional
Wellington Road and Clarke Road facilities,
WCH is the largest shelter for abused women
and their children in Canada.
WCH works in partnership and collaboration
with local groups, institutions and services,
and actively participates in regional, provincial
and international solutions towards ending
violence against women.
our vision...
our mission...
Ending woman abuse and its impact
on families and communities
Providing safe places and services
for abused women and their children
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fundraising, partnerships and special events
Women's Community House shelter services would
not be possible without our donors' continued
support and partnerships. From the corporations to
the small businesses, to the individual donors who
believe that one person at a time can make a
difference, for all you do, to all of you – Women's
Community House thanks you so very much.
Financial gifts help children succeed, build
stronger families, promote the message of
courage and independence, and provide a
safety net for women in crisis.
Thank you for recognizing the courage of
victims and survivors in coming forward
and the dangers they face.
Our Annual Donor Recognition Night
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Champions Award –
CAW/TCA Canada
Platinum Award –
Sisters of St. Joseph
Leadership Award –
RBC Financial Group
Gold Award Winners
The 2009 Walk, held September 20th, was a
great success with more than one hundred walkers
slipping on red high heels and making their way
around Victoria Park. Friends, family members,
volunteers and passers-by cheered those
courageous men on with the UWO
Mustang Marching Band leading the way to
raise $43,000 for Women’s Community House.
Big hearts with big feet will again take to the streets
in the 3rd annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®
September 19, 2010.
For information about sponsorship opportunities
or to register as a team or individual walker, contact
Pamela Coray, Development Manager
at 519-642-3003 ext 2252.
Spotlight Award –
Shoppers Drug Mart
CAW/TCA Canada
Shoppers Drug Mart
RBC Financial Group
Sisters of St. Joseph
3M Canada Employees
Auburn Homes, Inc.
Silver Award Winners
Bronze Award Winners
Communications, Energy &
Paperworkers Union of Canada
Ontario Region
FBC - Farm Business Consultants
Kellogg Canada Inc. Employees
Legate & Associates
Royal LePage Shelter Foundation
Table & Chair Co. Inc.
Trudell Medical Marketing Limited
Bell Canada Employees
City Hall Charities Chest
Coldwell Banker – 1st London
EllisDon Corporation
Highstreet Asset Management Inc.
IBM Employees
Jones Packaging Employees
Ladies of Harley
London Hydro Employees
3M Canada Laboratory
3M Canada A/R & Credit Department
Across Languages
Aluminum Associates
Bank of Montreal
Carlyle Peterson LLP
Diocese of London
Giffen & Partners LLP
Hayman Construction Inc.
Lambeth Optimist Club
London & District Dental
Hygienists Society
London & St. Thomas Real
Estate Board
New St. James Presbyterian
Church-Thomas Kent Trust
New St. James Presbyterian
United Steelworkers Humanity
Tyner-Shorten Clothiers
Wastell Developments Inc.
Windermere Manor
Wolverine Tube (Canada) Inc.
grand house party 8
There was no more thrilling nightlife than
THE CLUB on West 54th Street in Manhattan.
Its brilliant logo, designed by Gilbert Lesser,
epitomizes the sophisticated sheen of the
disco era. On June 18, Disco Fever - Grand
House Party number eight, relived the glorious
era of three piece white suits, exposed chest hair,
polyester, tight pants and platform shoes, Donna
Summer, Gloria Gaynor and
Barry White. Under the glitter of an 8 ’x 8’
reproduction of the iconic Studio 54 logo,
Toronto-area guest vocalists Gavin Hope, Katalin
Kiss and Kathryn Rose joined Jean Meilleur and
members of the Jeans ’n Classics Band on stage
to perform 20 disco anthems that kept House
Party goers shaking their groove thing all night
long on the dance
floor specially installed for the occasion.
Katalin Kiss
Horizon Leadership Institute Inc., Medpoint
Health Care Centre, Mortgage Architects, Russ
Bain, Mortgage Planner and Manulife Financial.
Special production assistance was
provided by Mainstreet London, Delta
London Armouries, Impressions Printing
and Media sponsor was Q97.5 EZ Rock.
Grand House Party 9 – Soul vs. R & B,
another fantastic evening of entertainment,
will be presented June 17, 2011.
For information about sponsorship
opportunities, please contact
Pamela Coray, Development
Manager at 519-642-3003
ext. 2252.
Grand House Party 8 was generously sponsored
by RBC Financial Group, Mary
R. DiSalvo Financial Services Corporation,
Goodlife Fitness, Royal LePage Triland
Realty, BlueStone Properties, Pharmasave,
McFarlan Rowlands Insurance, Dentistry 390,
Kathryn Rose
Gavin Hope
Jean Meilleur and retired
London Police Chief
Murray Faulkner
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