Privacy Policy

Updated: June 5, 2018

North York Women’s Shelter (NYWS) recognizes your right to privacy and pledges to protect it. NYWS is aware of our responsibilities under the federal Personal Information and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Information collected

When visiting our web site, our web server automatically logs (records) domain name and standard information about the operating system and web browser you are using, as provided by your web browser. This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site, but it does not identify you in any way.

We collect personal information about you only if you volunteer it in a survey and/or guest book and/or other “on site” registrations and/or make a donation. We may use this information to contact you for support purposes and to answer questions you submit to the site. All information is kept confidential.

If you supply us with your mailing address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information about new programs and services or upcoming events, if you give permission to be contacted.

We do not trade, sell or share mailing lists with any other organizations.

If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the telephone numbers below or by writing to us at the address below. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will then remove your name from our confidential list.

Donation information

NYWS website uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal and credit card information you provide when you make an online donation or register for an event.

We maintain records of all contributions to North York Women’s Shelter. All information is kept private and confidential, stored in a secure location and accessible only by authorized staff.

If you would like more information about NYWS’s privacy policy, please contact the Fundraising Department at the telephone number listed below.


NYWS is not responsible for the contents of any “off site” Internet information referenced by or linked to North York Women’s Shelter’s Internet site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Red Door Family Shelter of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

Contact Information

This is the web site of North York Women’s Shelter:

North York Women’s Shelter

20 De Boers Dr. Suite 333

Toronto ON M3J 0H1

Telephone: 416-638-7335

By using the web site, you agree to be bound by the above.

If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not use this site.


North York Women's Shelter

Shelter Number : 416.635.9427
General Inquiries: 416.638.7335

940 Sheppard Avenue West
Toronto, ON
M3H 2T6

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