Women in Crisis Algoma Inc
Shelter and Support Services

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Description
  • Operates a 24-bed emergency shelter for women who have been victims of physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, and their children
  • Operates a 24-hour crisis support phone line and walk-in crisis service
  • Offers long-term and crisis counselling for women who have been victims of sexual assault or abuse both current and historic
  • Offers educational groups on topics such as self-esteem, self worth, exploring the cycle of violence, healthy relationships, safety planning, housing, and advocacy
  • Offers client referrals for counselling and to government services
  • Provides community education and awareness on the issues of abuse
  • Provides on site child care for women who are residents of the shelter for court dates, doctors appointments, group sessions
  • Offers on site child care for non-resident women during group sessions, Call for information on programs offering this service
  • Offers parenting support and counselling sessions
  • Offers a Family Court Support Worker Program

Note: A woman does not have to be a resident of the centre to access these services
Eligibility
  • Women who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused
  • Women planning to leave an abusive relationship
  • Women who have suffered abuse at anytime and require support


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
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Last Verified On August 22, 2019

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