If you require emergency assistance call 911 or the London City Police 519-661-5670
If you are abused, we can help.
Call the 24-Hour Crisis & Support Line

519-642-3000 or 1-800-265-1576


All sites and services can be accessed by calling the business line:

Two 24-Hour Emergency Shelters:
101 Wellington Road, London, Ontario
450 Clarke Road, London, Ontario
Second Stage Housing:

1416 Ernest Avenue, London, Ontario
Counselling Services & Business Office: 
255 Horton Street, London, Ontario

Mine 101 – Social Enterprise
Upcycled Unique Clothing Store
All proceeds help our children’s programs.
900 Oxford Street East, London, Ontario

Business Office

Anova: A Future Without Violence
Formerly, Women’s Community House & Sexual Assault Centre London
3rd Floor, 255 Horton Street
(Inside Goodwill Building)
London, Ontario, N6B 1L1

24-Hour Crisis & Support Line:
Toll free: 1-800-265-1576

Non-crisis/Business Inquiries:
Phone: 519-642-3003
Fax: 519-642-3002

Become a Volunteer

Anova believes that “trained volunteers form the foundation of our organization and play a vital role in the delivery of services.”

Anova appreciates the on-going support received from many volunteers from the community of London and surrounding area who give of their time, skills and efforts. Volunteers are needed in many areas, including women’s and children’s programs, donation sorting, assistance with kitchen and household chores, special projects, events, Crisis & Support Line and much more.

If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities, please contact Carolyn or Chantelle, Volunteer Coordinators, by email ( or by calling 519-642-3003.

Apply Now:
 download our application package
Anova Volunteer Application (pdf format)
Anova Volunteer Application (doc/word format)

Volunteer Portal
Signing up for volunteer shifts is a breeze, with our Volunteer Portal. Current volunteer can easily sign up for shifts in a just a few clicks using our Volunteer Portal.

Ways to Help & Donations

If you would like to contact us for donation information, please contact:

Pamela Coray, Development Manager
519‑642‑3003 ext. 2252

Registered Charity Name:
Anova: A Future Without Violence
Registered Charity Number:

Accessing Support

Anova does not offer on-line or e-mail counselling.

If you are in crisis or seeking information about leaving an abusive relationship/safety planning, PLEASE CALL:

519-642-3000, or 1-800-265-1576 to speak with a counsellor.

We Can Help

Anova provides services and support for adults and children affected by abuse and sexual violence.

  • Two 24-Hour Emergency Shelters
  • 25-unit Second Stage rent-geared-to-income apartment building for abused women and their children
  • 24-hour Helpline
  • Family Court Support
  • Transitional Outreach
  • Counseling and Support