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Nipissing Transition House

Transition House

  • Operates an emergency women's shelter
  • Manages a crisis support line
Offers the following services:
  • Intake assessment to determine appropriate services and referrals
  • Assistance in managing the needs of children within the shelter
  • Assistance with the development of a personal safety plan
  • Crisis and support counselling (adult and child)
  • Community education on shelter and issues of abuse
  • Follow-up after leaving the shelter
Provides the following programs:
  • 24 Hour Helpline
  • Family Court Support Worker program
  • Transitional and Housing Support Program
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women's Outreach
Referrals are accepted directly from women in need or from agencies. Shelter staff will always need to speak to the woman directly before admission is offered. An assessment is completed with each woman seeking admission to the shelter to determine appropriate services and referrals. Collect calls from women in crisis are accepted.
Hours of Operation
Crisis line and Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Women's Outreach: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Women and their children who are leaving an abusive situation

Ages: 16 years and older
Application Process
Referrals are accepted directly from women in need or from agenciesWomen's Outreach: if unavailable to take your call, leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible; you must indicate on your message if it is safe to return your call
Documents Required
No documents required
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 31, 2021