Phoenix Place provides support for women and children fleeing gender-based violence. This second-stage 5-unit housing program in a confidential location in Hamilton to help ensure the safety of the women and children who call it home. Phoenix Place offers a safe refuge for families and is situated within a quiet neighbourhood in a beautiful century home.
Those residing within Phoenix Place receive trauma informed individual and group support through our Transitional Housing Support Worker. Throughout a resident’s stay staff provide counseling, housing support, appointment accompaniment, legal referral, safety planning, children’s counselling referrals and client advocacy.
Women and their families are able to reside at Phoenix Place for up to one year while they await transition into permanent, safe and affordable housing. In addition to second-stage housing, women and children residing at Phoenix Place receive access to ongoing support, basic needs for their family, private furnished units, secured building and laundry access.
After a resident moves on from Phoenix Place, our Transitional Housing Support Worker can continue to provide transitional support and outreach services for up to one year after discharge.
For more information and to access an application, contact Kim (she/her) our Transitional Housing Support Worker at (905) 527-2238.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT PHOENIX PLACE
Quiet, safe private apartments
24-hour staff support and safety planning
Mom and child counselling
Mental health support services
Client advocacy, referrals and support securing permanent housing