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Owen Sound Police Services

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

What to expect when you call:

Our police officers and civilian support staff provide 24 hour, 7 day a week policing services responding to a wide variety of calls for service in the City of Owen Sound, in addition to traffic safety, crime prevention and community service initiatives.

Hanover Police Services

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: 203 Tenth St. Hanover
  • Emergency Hotline: 911
  • 24 hour Dispatch: 519-364-2411
  • Local Phone Number: 519-364-4280

What to expect when you call:

Our police officers and civilian support staff provide 24 hour, 7 day a week policing services responding to a wide variety of calls for service in the City of Owen Sound, in addition to traffic safety, crime prevention and community service initiatives.

First Nations Police Cape Croker

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Local Number: 519 534-1233

West Grey Police Service

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: 153 George St. W., Durham
  • Local Phone Number: 519-369-3046 (M-F 8:30 am-4:30 pm)
  • Dispatch Number: 519-371-6911 Toll Free 1856-234-8234

Saugeen Shores Police Service

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: Box 1269 Port Elgin
  • Local Phone Number: 519-832-9200

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Grey

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: Box 310 Chatsworth
  • Local Phone Number: 519-794-7827

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP): Bruce Peninsula

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: 50 Berford St. Wiarton
  • Local Phone Number: 519 534-1334

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP): South Bruce

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: Box 40 Kincardine
  • Local Phone Number: 519 396-3341
  • Toll Free: 1-888-310-1122

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP): Grey Bruce Collingwood

Investigation of all forms of domestic and Sexual Assault, enforce the law and to find person(s) responsible for the crime.

  • Address: 201 Ontario St. Collingwood
  • Local Phone Number: 705-445-4321

Women’s Services

The Women’s Centre (Grey & Bruce) Inc.

Provides 24/7 emergency shelter for women and children who have experienced violence, crisis line, second stage housing, transitional support, counselling, group work, life skills, child and youth, public education and volunteer services including transportation.

  • Address: Box 905 Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-1600
  • Toll Free: 1-800-265-3722
  • Fax: 519-376-3026
  • Email: info@thewomenscentre.org
  • http://www.thewomenscentre.org

Kabaeshiwim Place of Rest

24/7 emergency shelter for women and children who have experienced violence.

  • Address: RR1 Southampton
  • Emergency Hotline: 519-797-3715
  • Local Phone Number: 519-797-2521

Victim Services of Bruce Grey Perth

24/7 on scene and telephone crisis support service working in partnership with police and other emergency services to provide emotional support, practical assistance and referral to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and all victims of crime and tragic circumstances.

  • Address: 611 9th Ave., E., Owen Sound, ON N4K 6Z4
  • North Bruce Grey - 519-389-5000 (Port Elgin)
  • South Bruce Grey - 519-364-7817 (Hanover)
  • Emergency Hotline: 1-866-376-9852
  • Local Phone Number: 519-376-7474 (administration)
  • Toll Free: 1-888-577-3111 (administration)
  • Fax: 519-376-0865
  • http://www.victim-services.com

Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Centre & Contact Grey Bruce Health Services

A team of Nurses and Social Workers with special training to provide care for women, men and children who are victims of sexual assault, historic child sexual abuse or domestic violence.

We can help with: emotional support, assessment and documentation of injury, treatment to prevent sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, collection of evidence (with or without police involvement), safety planning, information and referrals to community resources, follow-up care and counseling.

How to access our care:

If you require immediate medical care or if the assault happened within the past 7 days, go to your nearest hospital emergency department

If the assault happened more than 7 days ago and you do not require immediate medical care, please call our office to arrange an appointment

Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey

Provides 24/7 emergency shelter for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault, crisis line, support for women who have been sexually assaulted, police, court accompaniment variety of counselling, transitional support services, group support, child and youth services, second stage housing, public education and volunteer services including transportation.

  • Emergency Hotline: 1-800-265-3026
  • Local Phone Number: 519-396-9814 (Kincardine) 519-372-1113 (Owen Sound)
  • Toll Free: 1-800-265-3026 (domestic violence)
  • Toll Free: 1-866-578-5566 (sexual assault)
  • Address: Emergency Shelter – Box 760 Kincardine N2Z 2Z4
  • Address: Sexual Assault Services – Box 72 Owen Sound N4K 5P1

Community Living

Provides personal support and community referral services to adults with physical disabilities. Will support and provide resources with / for adults with physical disabilities who are victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

  • Grey 519-371-9251
  • Bruce 519-881-0431

M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy Aimed at reducing family violence through programs and services that deliver culturally appropriate, community based education/awareness, peer counselling, referrals, crisis intervention and improved access to health and violence prevention services in Grey/Bruce. Prenatal services that work to improve difficult situations for Aboriginal families by offering community based, holistic, culturally relevant services focuses family, children, nutrition education and empowerment. Health and social services that work to improve family functioning for Aboriginal families for parents and children 0- 6 years of age. Ontario Early Years -community based parenting and child development programming and educational resources incorporating an Aboriginal perspective young families and children ages 0 – 6 years. Akwe: Go For urban Aboriginal children offers support, tools and healthy activities to build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy life choices, with the main focus on children who are at risk between the ages of 7 – 12.

  • Address: 1733 8th Ave. E., Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-1147

KinaWaa Noojmojig Nanaweing Wellness Centre

A holistic approach to healing the community with programming for men, women and children/youth.  Elders and families with traditional and mainstream practices.  Services are for band members of Neyaashiinigmiing.

  • Address: 376 Sydney Bay Rd., Neyaashiinigmiing
  • Local Phone Number: 519-534-3764

Children & Youth

Bruce Grey Child and Family Services

Provides crisis intervention, child protection, child placement, prevention and consultation services 24 /7

  • Address: 640 2nd Ave. East, Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-4453
  • Toll Free: 1-855-322-4453

M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy Aimed at reducing family violence through programs and services that deliver culturally appropriate, community based education/awareness, peer counselling, referrals, crisis intervention and improved access to health and violence prevention services in Grey/Bruce. Prenatal services that work to improve difficult situations for Aboriginal families by offering community based, holistic, culturally relevant services focuses family, children, nutrition education and empowerment. Health and social services that work to improve family functioning for Aboriginal families for parents and children 0- 6 years of age. Ontario Early Years -community based parenting and child development programming and educational resources incorporating an Aboriginal perspective young families and children ages 0 – 6 years. Akwe: Go For urban Aboriginal children offers support, tools and healthy activities to build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy life choices, with the main focus on children who are at risk between the ages of 7 – 12.

  • Address: 1733 8th Ave. E., Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-1147

Keystone Child Youth and Family Services

Keystone offers a range of clinical intervention and prevention services including sexual abuse treatment or children and youth who have been sexually victimized as well as those who have committed a sexual offence.

  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-4773
  • Toll Free: 1-800-265-3729

Salvation Army Grey Bruce Supervised Access Program

Provides a safe, neutral child friendly setting for children to have safe contact with family members and for children to be transferred safely between parents for access exchanges.

  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-5991

Men’s Services

Victim Services of Bruce Grey Perth

24/7 on scene and telephone crisis support service working in partnership with police and other emergency services to provide emotional support, practical assistance and referral to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and all victims of crime and tragic circumstances.

  • Address: 611 9th Ave., E., Owen Sound, ON N4K 6Z4
  • North Bruce Grey - 519-389-5000 (Port Elgin)
  • South Bruce Grey - 519-364-7817 (Hanover)
  • Emergency Hotline: 1-866-376-9852
  • Local Phone Number: 519-376-7474 (administration)
  • Toll Free: 1-888-577-3111 (administration)
  • Fax: 519-376-0865
  • http://www.victim-services.com

Community Living

Provides personal support and community referral services to adults with physical disabilities. Will support and provide resources with / for adults with physical disabilities who are victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

  • Grey 519-371-9251
  • Bruce 519-881-0431

M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy Aimed at reducing family violence through programs and services that deliver culturally appropriate, community based education/awareness, peer counselling, referrals, crisis intervention and improved access to health and violence prevention services in Grey/Bruce. Prenatal services that work to improve difficult situations for Aboriginal families by offering community based, holistic, culturally relevant services focuses family, children, nutrition education and empowerment. Health and social services that work to improve family functioning for Aboriginal families for parents and children 0- 6 years of age. Ontario Early Years -community based parenting and child development programming and educational resources incorporating an Aboriginal perspective young families and children ages 0 – 6 years. Akwe: Go For urban Aboriginal children offers support, tools and healthy activities to build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy life choices, with the main focus on children who are at risk between the ages of 7 – 12.

  • Address: 1733 8th Ave. E., Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-1147

The Men’s Program (Grey/Bruce) CMHA

Partner Abuse Program for court mandated, community referred and self referred abusive men and court mandated women. Information for men, women and community partners who are interested in abuse issues. Public Education.

  • Address: 1024 2nd Ave. East, Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-372-2720
  • Toll Free: 1-866-449-4452

Aboriginal Services

M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy Aimed at reducing family violence through programs and services that deliver culturally appropriate, community based education/awareness, peer counselling, referrals, crisis intervention and improved access to health and violence prevention services in Grey/Bruce. Prenatal services that work to improve difficult situations for Aboriginal families by offering community based, holistic, culturally relevant services focuses family, children, nutrition education and empowerment. Health and social services that work to improve family functioning for Aboriginal families for parents and children 0- 6 years of age. Ontario Early Years -community based parenting and child development programming and educational resources incorporating an Aboriginal perspective young families and children ages 0 – 6 years. Akwe: Go For urban Aboriginal children offers support, tools and healthy activities to build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy life choices, with the main focus on children who are at risk between the ages of 7 – 12.

  • Address: 1733 8th Ave. E., Owen Sound
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-1147

KinaWaa Noojmojig Nanaweing Wellness Centre

A holistic approach to healing the community with programming for men, women and children/youth.  Elders and families with traditional and mainstream practices.  Services are for band members of Neyaashiinigmiing.

  • Address: 376 Sydney Bay Rd., Neyaashiinigmiing
  • Local Phone Number: 519-534-3764

Senior and Elder Services

Grey Bruce Seniors Safety Network

In 2015 concerned citizens and service providers came together looking for a way to address the abuse of seniors in Grey Bruce. Violence Prevention Grey Bruce established the Seniors Safety Network in 2017. Members come from health, social services, justice, senior’s services, community groups and community champions.

What to expect when you call:

Violence Prevention Grey Bruce can offer free training sessions and workshops about senior abuse. For more information and to arrange a training, e-mail the Grey Bruce Seniors Safety Network and Violence Prevention Grey Bruce.

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. ACE is managed by a volunteer board of directors at least half of whom are seniors. ACE is funded through Legal Aid Ontario and is the first legal clinic in Canada to specialize in the legal problems of seniors.

Elder Abuse Ontario

Elder Abuse Ontario is a provincial, charitable, non-profit organization focused on supporting the implementation of The Ontario Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse and has been doing so since 2002.

What to expect when you call:

Elder Abuse Ontario  is a provincial, charitable, non-profit organization focused on supporting the implementation of The Ontario Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse and has been doing so since 2002.

EAO supports a variety of vital community programs and active collaborative initiatives to promote research, best practices and service delivery around elder abuse and neglect issues. Programs include inter-generational projects/outreach, positive aging initiatives, arts and aging, as well as providing ongoing support to over 57 Regional Elder Abuse Prevention Networks across the Province. EAO also encourages and engages in the innovation and advancement of education and training for professionals, caregivers and the public with local, provincial, federal and international agencies.

Community Care Access Centre, CCAC

Works with local hospitals and nursing homes in Bruce & Grey Counties with respect to woman & elder abuse. Call for assistance with elders with respect to nursing, counselling, physiotherapy, suspicious falls.

  • 1451 1st Ave. W., Owen Sound
  • 15 Ontario Rd. Walkerton
  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-2112 (Owen Sound)
  • Toll Free: 1-800-825-7126

Sexual Assault Services & Supports

Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Centre & Contact Grey Bruce Health Services

A team of Nurses and Social Workers with special training to provide care for women, men and children who are victims of sexual assault, historic child sexual abuse or domestic violence.

We can help with: emotional support, assessment and documentation of injury, treatment to prevent sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, collection of evidence (with or without police involvement), safety planning, information and referrals to community resources, follow-up care and counseling.

How to access our care:

If you require immediate medical care or if the assault happened within the past 7 days, go to your nearest hospital emergency department

If the assault happened more than 7 days ago and you do not require immediate medical care, please call our office to arrange an appointment

Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey

Provides 24/7 emergency shelter for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault, crisis line, support for women who have been sexually assaulted, police, court accompaniment variety of counselling, transitional support services, group support, child and youth services, second stage housing, public education and volunteer services including transportation.

  • Emergency Hotline: 1-800-265-3026
  • Local Phone Number: 519-396-9814 (Kincardine) 519-372-1113 (Owen Sound)
  • Toll Free: 1-800-265-3026 (domestic violence)
  • Toll Free: 1-866-578-5566 (sexual assault)
  • Address: Emergency Shelter – Box 760 Kincardine N2Z 2Z4
  • Address: Sexual Assault Services – Box 72 Owen Sound N4K 5P1

Medical Services

Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Centre & Contact Grey Bruce Health Services

A team of Nurses and Social Workers with special training to provide care for women, men and children who are victims of sexual assault, historic child sexual abuse or domestic violence.

We can help with: emotional support, assessment and documentation of injury, treatment to prevent sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, collection of evidence (with or without police involvement), safety planning, information and referrals to community resources, follow-up care and counseling.

How to access our care:

If you require immediate medical care or if the assault happened within the past 7 days, go to your nearest hospital emergency department

If the assault happened more than 7 days ago and you do not require immediate medical care, please call our office to arrange an appointment

Social Services

Mental Health & Addictions Services

New Directions for Alcohol, Drugs & Gambling Problems

Provides community treatment to people and their families in Grey & Bruce Counties who experience problems with alcohol, drugs and/or gambling. Services include assessment, counselling, referral & education.

  • Local Phone Number: 519-371-1232
  • Toll Free: 1-800-265-3133

Grey Bruce Community Mental Health Services

Provides mental health assessment and treatment to victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

  • Emergency Hotline: 1-877-470-5200 or 1-877-888-5855
  • North Bruce Team (Wiarton) 519-534-4388
  • North & Central Grey Team (Owen Sound) 519-371-8850
  • South Grey Team (Markdale) 519-986-3030
  • Central Grey & Bruce Team (Hanover) 519-364-7788
  • Bruce Shoreline Team (Southampton/Kincardine) 519-797-2880

Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce

CMHA provides counselling, court support, education and leisure programs and services for people experiencing mental disorders.  The central office is in Owen Sound, with local offices in Markdale, Hanover, Southampton and Kincardine.

  • Address: 1024 2nd Ave. East, Owen Sound (main office)
  • Local Phone: 519 371-3642
  • Mental Health Crisis Line: 519 371-3641 extension 172
  • http://gb.cmha.ca

Leading the way to a safe community.