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Women's Place Kenora
Women's Centre
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Closed for drop-in until further notice due to Covid-19; Please feel free to reach out by telephone (807-468-9095) or email (wpk.info@shaw.ca) or via messenger 

Operates a women's resource centre with a focus on the health and wellness of women and children
  • Provides educational programs on the prevention of violence against women and children
  • Coordinates a Traditional Parenting program
  • Facilitates cultural ceremonies such as Full Moon Ceremony and Feasts
  • Offers information sessions on becoming economically independent and healing from violence against women
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Book and video library featuring material on topics related to women's issues
  • Meeting and conference space at low cost
  • Drop-in days for women to informally gather and socialize
  • Sewing room open daily; some materials are available
  • Computers with Internet
  • Use of phone, fax machine, photocopier
  • Resume, cover letters and business plan assistance
  • Peer counselling
  • Referrals to other resources
  • Workshops (open to topic suggestions)
  • Supporting community development and women's initiatives
  • Support with basic needs such as clothing, housewares and furniture
  • Advocacy for individuals experiencing problems with the police, court and social programs
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 4 pm
Tue
9 am - 4 pm
Wed
9 am - 4 pm
Thu
9 am - 4 pm

Closed for drop-in until further notice due to Covid-19
Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm
Drop-In: Mon-Thu 12 noon-4 pm
Eligibility
Women and children of all ethnic backgrounds
Application Process
Operates on a drop-in basis
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
August 13, 2020

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