Ojibway Women's Lodge

Site: Ojibway Women's Lodge

Service: Emergency Shelter

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides a secure shelter with a variety of crisis and transitional support programs for Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal women who have been physically, sexually, financially or emotionally abused and their children
Agency Services
Description (Service) Provides a 10-bed, short-term emergency residence for women, with or without children, who have been victims of physical or sexual abuse, desertion or eviction, or pregnancy
 
Services include: 
  • Assistance with crisis intervention 
  • Assistance in making a safety plan 
  • Home visits for those who do not wish to visit the shelter, or are unable to 
  • Individual counselling 
  • Information and help with legal aid, financial assistance, and apartment searching 
  • Outreach 
  • Referral to other community agencies 
  • Transitional support 
  • Transportation to access the shelter
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Nipissing District ; Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal women who have been physically, sexually, financially or emotionally abused and their children
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-3321
Toll Free Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours: 1-800-387-2465
TTY Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours: 705-472-3321
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours: 705-472-3321
Fax 705-472-3376
E-Mail ofrc@nfn.ca
Website www.ojibwaywomenslodge.ca
Primary Executive Suzanne Goulais-Deering, Director; Email: suzannegd@nfn.ca
Alternate Executive Julie Dalgliesh, Program Supervisor; Email: julied@nfn.ca
Located In Community North Bay
Address 131 Commanda Cres
North Bay, ON P1B 8G5
 
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Intersection Commanda Cres and Couchie Memorial Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)