North York Women's Shelter - Hope Lives Here

We welcome women and children leaving abuse and will help you find your way

Mother and Son at Shelter
Picture of Inside of Shelter

Our Mission

A place of safety, support and hope for women and their children who are survivors of violence and abuse.

Our Vision

A community characterized by gender equality where women and their children are empowered and safe.

We can help

If you are woman with or without children living with abuse we can help. The first is step is hardest, but once you make the decision to leave know that you will have shelter, safety and support at NYWS. If you are in crisis or concerned about another woman contact our 24 hour crisis line 416.635.9630

A United Way Member Agency | Charitable Registration No. 12981 9512 RR0001

Celebrate 30 Years with Us!

On October 8, 2014 join us at 180 Panorama Lounge as we celebrate 30 years of giving hope.

Hope Gala 2014 Invitation-Non Pdf Version