My Friend's House

Site: My Friend's House

Service: Domestic Violence Shelter

Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 705-444-2586
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-2511
TTY Phone 705-444-5266
Crisis Phone 705-444-2511
Fax 705-444-5289
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Primary Contact Nicole Frankcom, Business Manager; Phone: 705-444-2586 ext 227; Email:
Alternate Contact Alison Fitzgerald, Executive Director; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Addresses and Location
Located In Community Collingwood
Address Collingwood, On
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Mailing Address PO Box 374 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) Provides shelter with security, support, counselling and advocacy to create an empowering environment for women and their children who are escaping, or at risk of, violence and/or abuse. 
Services include: 
* outreach counselling in surrounding communities  
* counselling and support for women and children who are not residing in the shelter  
* 24 hour crisis line  
* emergency transportation and transition program  
* community education on issues of violence against women and children  
* length of stay is approximately eight weeks
Service Details
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 Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women 16 years and older with or without children experiencing violence and abuse in their home or at risk of violence due to homelessness * homeless women afraid to go back to their home for fear of violence * no males 16 or over
Application Self referral
Languages English ; Access to other languages through interpretive services.
Fees None
Alternate Name Crisis Centre, Collingwood [My Friend's House] ; Crisis Centres ; My Friends House ; women's shelter
Established 1991
Elections June