My Friend's House

Service: Domestic Violence Shelter

Contact Information
Office Phone 705-444-2586, Administration
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-2511
TTY Phone 705-444-5266
Crisis Phone 705-444-2511
Fax 705-444-5289
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Primary Contact Samantha Jones, Program Supervisor; Phone: ext 223; Email:
Alternate Contact Alison Fitzgerald, Executive Director; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Site Information
Description (Site) Mailing address
Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
Collingwood, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 374 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 3Z7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A women and children's shelter that provides support in many areas including Therapeutic Counselling, Housing, Legal Advocacy, and Child and Youth 
Services include:  
  • VAW Therapeutic Counselling  
  • Transitional Housing and Legal Support Worker  
  • Child and Youth Worker  
  • 24 hour Crisis Line for support  
  • Residential Program - up to eight week stay at the shelter
Hours Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Meaford ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility Women 16 years and older with or without children who are experiencing, or at risk to experience violence through domestic partnership, homelessness, addictions and/or mental health.
Application Self referral
Languages Access to other languages through interpretive services.
Fees None
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Crisis Centre, Collingwood [My Friend's House] ; Crisis Centres ; My Friends House ; women's shelter
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name My Friend's House
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1991
Funding Provincial ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Elections June
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Abused Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; General Legal Aid ~ Abused Women ; Outreach Programs ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling