Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Women's Shelter

Service: Women's Shelter - Unpublished

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Operates an emergency shelter for abused women and their children  
  • Provides a 24-hour crisis line
 
Coordinates the following support services for residents: 
  • Helps women understand options to assist in making life choices  
  • Offers assistance in accessing housing, legal and other community services  
  • Offers individual counselling
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
Emergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women 16 years of age and older who have been physically, sexually, financially or emotionally abused and their children
Application Call or visit the shelter
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-4593
Crisis Phone 1-888-508-3221
Fax 705-278-9000
E-Mail faws@fafnmail.com
Primary Contact Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Margaret Keesic, Shelter Coordinator
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address Fort Albany First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Women's Shelter 
PO Box 248 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)