Welcome to the Emily Murphy Centre and Supervised Access Programs


Safe Homes, Safe Families, Safe Communities”

The Emily Murphy Centre is a Second Stage Housing facility located in Stratford, Ontario. We were established in 1989 to serve abused women, with or without children, in Perth County and surrounding area. We also operate the Supervised Access Programs for Huron and Perth Counties.

Safe Homes, Safe Families, Safe Communities.



Mission Statements

EMC (Emily Murphy Centre)
To provide safe transitional housing and supportive services to abused women with or without children.

SAP (Supervised Access Program)
To provide safe, neutral supervision to families.






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