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Optimism Place ~ Women's Shelter and Support Services in Stratford Optimism Place

How to Reach Us

24 Hour Crisis Line: 519-271-5550
Toll Free Line: 1-800-265-8598
Regular Office Hours: 519-271-5310

OUR ADDRESS: Optimism Place
270 Freeland Drive, Stratford Ontario Canada N4Z 1G8

North Perth Direct Contact
Business Line: 519-301-5310
North Perth Cell 519-301-5310

North Perth Violence Against Women Resource Centre
145 Argyle Avenue North, Listowel, Ontario


Jasmine Clark, Executive Director
519-271-5310 x12

Donna-Jean Forster-Gill, Financial Manager
519-271-5310 x23

Alicia Houston, Residential Coordinator
519-271-5310 x13

Joanne Grimes,
Transition Program Coordinator/Legal Advocate
519-271-5310 x18 
Cell: 519-949-3374

Brenda Boswell,
Transition Program Counselor &
Coordinator Healthy Relationships Program
North Perth Cell 519-301-5310
519-271-5310 x24

Sally Clarke, Children's Services Coordinator
519-271-5310 x11

Julie Patterson, Phyllis Bernier, House Managers
519-271-5310 x31

Fern Sharp, Fundraising and Awareness Coordinator
519-271-5310 x31

24 HOUR CRISIS LINE: 519-271-5550 or 1-800-265-8598 ; © Copyright 2016 Optimism Place Women's Shelter and Support Services. All Rights Reserved. Charitable Registration Number:130639396RR001