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519 271 5550

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270 Freeland Drive

Stratford, Ontario 

N4Z 1G8

24hour Crisis Line:



Charitable Registration Number


If you require immediate assistance or are in an emergency situation, please call 9-1-1. 

If you are being abused, please call our 24hour crisis hotline at


toll free: 1-800-265-8598

24 Hour Crisis Line: 519-271-5550          Toll Free Line: 1-800-265-8598          Business Line: 519 271 5310          North Perth Office: 519-301-5310


Contact Us

Jasmine Clark 

Executive Director

519-271-5310 x 112

Donna Jean Forster-Gill

Financial Manager
519-271-5310 x 123

Megan Miller

Residential Coordinator
519-271-5310 x 113

Optimism Place
270 Freeland Drive,

Stratford Ontario

N4Z 1G8

Leah Cabral

Manager of Communications and Fund Development

519-271-5310 x 122

Joanne Grimes

Transition Program Coordinator/Legal Advocate
519-271-5310 x 118

Brenda Boswell

Transition Program Counsellor &
Coordinator Healthy Relationships Program
519-271-5310 x 124

North Perth Office

145 Argyle Avenue

Listowel, ON

N4W 1M7

Sally Chaffe

Children's Services Coordinator
519-271-5310 x 111

Hannah Skinner

Supported Housing of Perth Program (SHOPP) Housing Stability Worker
519-271-5310 x 114

Julie Patterson & Phyllis Bernier

House Managers
519-271-5310 x 131