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Bernadette McCann House
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COVID19 (April 2020): Remote services offered; when not possible one-on-one services may be provided with heightened precautions 16-bed Short term Crisis Intervention Shelter for abused women and their children:Provides 24hr telephone support * all calls are confidential, no call display and callers will be directly connected to a worker * Outreach Services available in 5 locations throughout Renfrew County to abused women and their children * Services to children and youth who witness violence * Public Speaking & workshops available to the community* Volunteer Opportunities - recruitment ongoing, see website Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate * Group for men called Caring Dads* Transitional Support assists with housing * educational, employment and financial support as well as other social resources that women may need to live independently and securely as valued members of our society * A bilingual Transitional Support Worker is available for clients requesting this service
Hours of Operation
Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Admission to Shelter - women ages 16 years and older * Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian * Community Outreach Services - women 16 years of age and older * Family Court Support Worker Program victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Self referral
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
Community Resource Centre (Killaloe)
Last Updated On
June 18, 2020

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