Hillcrest is proud to be a member of the vibrant community we call home. Richmond Hill is an active and lively community that is proud of the efforts of many residents, and we are happy to connect these initiatives and organizations to our fellow community members. This page is dedicated to highlighting some fantastic and remarkable initiatives happening right here in Richmond Hill.

Sandgate Women’s Shelter

Sandgate is dedicated to providing all persons who identify as women and their children shelter, support and information so they can take steps towards ending abuse in their lives.


  • 24 hour safe shelter, crisis hotline and supportive counselling
  • Safety Planning
  • Meals, clothing and personal necessities
  • Financial, legal, medical and housing
  • Assistance with emergency transportation
  • Advocacy and referrals
  • Children’s programs; including childcare culturally sensitive services

If you’d like to donate to this wonderful cause, please visit the donations page on their website.

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