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Mississauga First Nation
Women's Shelter
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Operates a short term 10-bed emergency shelter for women who have been victims of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse, and their children
  • Provides public education workshops and seminars to raise awareness about the issues and impacts of violence against women and children
  • Gratefully accepts donations of money, furniture, lightly used clothing or any household items or appliances
Services provided include:
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Advocacy
  • Child Support Worker
  • Counselling support
  • Court accompaniment and referrals
  • Emergency transportation
  • Referral to community services
  • Transition and safety planning
Transitional Support Services
Provides assistance in safety planning for women and their children through the following services:
  • Counselling
  • Educational upgrading
  • Health and wellness services
  • Housing
  • Income support
  • Job training
  • Legal assistance/legal aid
  • Parental support
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
  • Women who have been victims of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse and their children
  • Maximum length of stay is 6 weeks


Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: Includes First Nations catchment area within a 50 mile radius from Massey to Thessalon
Application Process
Call for service
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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