Hundreds of women, children and youth receive support, resources, and hope through Optimism Place each month. Because of everyone who is Here for Optimism Place we are able to:

Adapt Our Services

By committing to a monthly gift, you help us to be able to plan ahead! Funding we can count on will allow us to meet the unique needs of those we serve. 

Expand Our Reach

Reliable fundraising and committed partners allow us to ensure we're serving women and children throughout the entire county. 

Increase Our Supports

The world is always changing, and so are women's experiences of violence. By supporting us, you help us to offer more services, groups, counselling, etc...

Our monthly giving program features three affordable gift levels, and many donor benefits. You may donate as an individual, or on behalf of an organization. You may also take on more than one position if you wish, compounding your donor benefits!

HELPER

HEALER

HERO

Helpers support Optimism Place by providing stability around those unexpected costs and unplanned needs that we incur in operating the shelter.

Healers support Optimism Place by covering the costs of services and supplies that women and children require to heal. 

Heroes suppor Optimism Place directly by covering the costs of sheltering one woman or child for an entire month..

shelter repairs, cleaning, and maintenance

creation of new group counselling opportunities

contributes to monthly shelter cost

taxi fair and transportation costs to and from appointments

30 min individual counselling session

daily meals, snacks

birthday celebrations, holiday observances, etc... 

Helper Rewards

  1. Personalized thank-you card

  2. Social media recognition

  3. Listed on our website as a OP Helper

  4. Invitation to our annual donor thank-you lunch

childcare while moms are in counselling appointments

toiletries, clothing, and personal needs

Healer Rewards

  1. Personalized thank-you card

  2. Social media recognition

  3. Listed on our website as a OP Healer

  4. Invitation to our annual donor thank-you lunch

  5. Feature in our newsletter

  6. Featured post on social media

Hero Rewards

  1. Personalized thank-you card

  2. Social media recognition

  3. Listed on our website as a OP Hero

  4. Invitation to our annual donor thank-you lunch

  5. Feature in our newsletter

  6. Featured post on social media

  7. One ticket to our annual gala

  8. Individual photo opportunity

  9. Permanent on-site recognition through Hero legacy instalment

 

CONTACT US

This form is not intended for counselling or shelter requests. If you are in need of help, please call our crisis line at

519 271 5550 or email transitiondvpp@optimismplace.com

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram

270 Freeland Drive

Stratford, Ontario 

N4Z 1G8

24hour Crisis Line:

1-800-265-8598

519-271-5550

Charitable Registration Number

130639396RR0001