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First Step Women's Shelter

Emergency Women's Shelter


Description
  • Provides emergency shelter and support for abused women and their children
  • Offers a 24-hour crisis intervention line
  • Provides long and short term counselling as well as sexual assault counselling
  • Offers transitional housing and support including emergency clothing
  • Provides information and referral
  • Covers transportation costs when necessary
Eligibility
Women 16 years of age and older and their children up to the age of 18 years who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused either recently or in the past, and/or are in an abusive situation
Application Process
Call or text for assistance
Toll Free
1-800-465-3623 - 24 hour Crisis Line
Office
807-737-1438
Crisis
807-737-1438
Fax
807-737-3177
After Hours Phone
1-844-899-8444 - By Text
Web Site
http://www.fsws.ca/
Email
firststep@fsws.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 1208
Sioux Lookout, ON, P8T 1B8
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Tana Troniak, Executive Director
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
None or unknown
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 23, 2021
Hours of Operation
Mon
0000 - 2400
Tue
0000 - 2400
Wed
0000 - 2400
Thu
0000 - 2400
Fri
0000 - 2400
Sat
0000 - 2400
Sun
0000 - 2400

Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Kenora District