The YWCA Niagara Region provides shelter, food and assistance to women and families in poverty. We are committed to social change and work to create a community that supports women in need and provides support through each step towards financial stability and independent living.
Are you in crisis? The YWCA Niagara Region is open with advocates on duty 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Advocates can direct you to our emergency shelters or refer you to other emergency services.
6135 Culp Street
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 2B6
Court Street Transitional Housing
(905) 988-3528 x 3501
38-42 Court Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 4R7
The mandate of the YWCA Niagara Region is that no woman is turned away. Women can become homeless for a variety of reasons. Any woman 16 years of age or older requiring emergency homeless shelter and support is welcome. Women’s advocates are on duty 24/7 in both St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, to assist guests in setting goals and accessing community resources in their search for stable housing as they continue on their path to independence.
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