Yellow Brick House

Site: Richmond Hill - Administration Office, West Beaver Creek Road

Service: Women's Emergency Shelter

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Record #: NKT0896 Last Modified: 23 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 27 May 2015
Record Details
Alternate NameFamily Court Support Worker Program ; FCSWP ; Project Hostel
Office PhoneAdmin: 905-709-0900 * Shelter: 905-727-1944 * Outreach counselling Services 1-877-222-8438 * Donations 905-709-0900
Toll Free PhoneAdmin:1-800-263-2231 * Shelter:1-800-263-3247 * Outreach Counselling Services: 1-877-222-8438 * Donations: 1-800-263-2231 
Crisis Phone1-800-263-3247 * 905-727-1944 (Emergency Shelter)
Fax905-709-1308
E-Mailinfo@yellowbrickhouse.org
Websitewww.yellowbrickhouse.org
Primary ContactPhone: 905-709-0900; Fax: 905-709-1308
Volunteer CoordinatorKathy Powers, Community Resource Coordinator, Yellow Brick House; Phone: 905-709-0900 ext 2252; Fax: 905-709-1308; Email: volunteering@yellowbrickhouse.org
Primary ExecutiveLorris Herenda, Executive Director
FundingUnited Way - York ; Ministry of Community and Social Services, United Way
Description (Service)Provides services in York Region to women and children who have experienced violence and abuse * provides help through 2 emergency shelters, second-stage housing, and a variety of outreach services * also offers public education and prevention programs as well as volunteer opportunities. 
 
EMERGENCY SHELTERS for women and their children * 2 shelters in York Region offering 41 beds and 10 cribs combined * 24 hour crisis line * crisis intervention  
 
RETA'S PLACE is a second- stage apartment building * houses women transitioning from a Yellow Brick House shelter * length of stay is six months * provide residents leaving the shelter with an apartment unit which rents below market rates * provide the family with an opportunity to set and achieve goals * promote independent living  
 
OUTREACH SERVICES include individual counselling for women and children * "When Love Hurts" women's support groups * "Let's Talk" child witness program * legal support program * transitional counselling and housing support 
 
PUBLIC EDUCATION & PREVENTION program * raises awareness of prevalence and effects of domestic and dating violence * presentations delivered to schools, service groups, organizations, and corporations
HoursMon-Fri 9-4:30 pm * Mon-Sun 24 hours (Shelters)
DatesYear round
Areas ServedYork Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Youth, Adults, Seniors, Women * Clients requesting admission to the shelter must be in crisis  
ApplicationCall for information
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Chinese ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Dari ; Dutch ; Farsi ; Fijian ; German ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Kurdish ; Ndebele ; Polish ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Serbian ; Shona ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Zulu ; Garhwali 
FeesNone
Located In CommunityRichmond Hill
Address & Map
Administration Office
52 West Beaver Creek Rd, Unit 4
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1L9
 
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IntersectionLeslie and 16th Avenue
Service CategoriesAbuse/Violence Related Support Groups ; Counselling for Children Affected by Domestic Violence ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Abused Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention
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