Ernestine’s is an emergency shelter for women and their children escaping violence. The shelter opened in 1983 and since that time has assisted over 15,000 women and children with critical immediate care services. In addition to being recognized as a community leader in the fight to end violence against women and children, Ernestine’s is a feminist organization and operates from an anti-racism and anti-oppression framework.
Ernestine’s adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applicants from women of all races, ethnic origins, religions, ages, abilities and sexual orientations. Women with second languages and abilities are encouraged to apply for employment at Ernestine’s.