We empower women to move beyond violence.
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region operates two emergency shelters for abused women and their children: Anselma House in Kitchener and Haven House in Cambridge. We also operate a regional Outreach Program. We are the only agency of our kind in Waterloo Region. Help us empower women to move beyond abusive and violent relationships. Learn more
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Empower women to move beyond violence.
Your gift helps women leave abusive relationships and move beyond violence.
Anselma House is our 24-hour emergency shelter in Kitchener. It has 45 beds. Our administrative offices are also located here.
24-hr Support Line: 519-742-5894
Haven House is our 24-hour emergency shelter in Cambridge. It has 45 beds, and serves Cambridge and North Dumfries Township.
24-hr Support Line: 519-653-2422
Not all women who need help leaving an abusive relationship need our shelters. We help these women in the community.
We no longer have 1-800 numbers.
Use your education, skills and expertise to help women and their children leave abusive relationships and move beyond violence. Learn more.