Emergency Shelter Services

Providing Emergency Shelter and services to abused women and

their children in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties since 1983.

Three Oaks Foundation provides an Emergency Shelter with 16 beds for stay up to 6 weeks for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence. The Emergency Shelter, which is located in Belleville, ON is staffed 24/7, 365 days a year offering crisis support services.

Women receive information on rights, options, and available services during their stay. Residents receive assistance with safety planning and referrals to agencies and supports in the community. All services are free and confidential.

Contact Us.

Are you in an abusive relationship

and require safe shelter?

Find a shelter near you.

ShelterSafe.ca offers a clickable map

for you to locate a shelter near you.

Virtual Tour

To help women feel more comfortable and let them know what to expect, we have provided a video of the rooms they may find at the shelter.

Smoke-Free Residence.

The emergency shelter is a smoke-free residence. A designated private and secure outdoor space is available for residents of the shelter for smoking.


We are committed to providing accessible services at Three Oaks Foundation. Our Emergency Shelter offers a lift so that residents are able to access all levels of the shelter. Also offered is a wheel chair ramp to access the front of the shelter. A TTY machine is available for resident who are deaf or hearing impaired.

What To Bring with you

to The Emergency Shelter

Identification & Cards

Identification and cards include birth certificates, SIN cards, passport, health cards, and driver's license and financial cards.

Important Documents

Important documents may include marriage, divorce or custody papers, immigration papers, court orders, and mortgage or lease papers.


Ensure you bring all necessary medication with you. If you are unable to access your medication having a list of your medication will be beneficial.

Personal Belongings

Personal belongings that have importance to you and your accompanying children are essential items such as photographs or items of sentimental value.

If you are unable to collect any of these items upon leaving, Three Oaks Shelter staff will support you in the replacement or retrieval of these items.