West Island Community Resource Center
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24/7 Crisis Line: A 24 hours per day, 7 days per week telephone listening and support service: 514-620-4845, ext. 221
A Safe Shelter: A warm and safe environment for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence, as well as a place of belonging that encourages sharing and the creation of meaningful and safe relationships.
Apartments- Alternat’elle: Alternat’Elle is a transitional and safe apartment service to assist women and their children who are victims of domestic violence and who have found refuge in one of the shelters in Canada for a minimum of one month and whose needs for safety, support and accompaniment remain.
External Services: The ability for women and their children to meet with a counsellor without being in the shelter, to help them better understand their feelings and the violent situation they may be experiencing.
Support group for relatives: Group meetings for relatives and friends of victims offer a place to share, to break their isolation and to help them better understand the reality that victims of conjugal violence experience.
Awareness and Education in the Community: The shelter plays an active role in the community to promote a collective vision of the problem of conjugal violence and to engage members of society to find global solutions. A variety of training, conferences and workshops are offered and can be adapted depending on the need. Please call 514-620-4845 ext.225 for more information.