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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides victim service referrals and emergency support for family violence 
  • Works one-on-one with families experiencing family violence to develop a plan of action for identified concerns 
  • Offers Indigenous culture-based healing, self-help processes for anger management, and positive self-image development; alternative discipline methods and positive relationships 
  • Organizes and facilitates community events in schools, powwows, and health fairs to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevention of family violence 
  • Develops programs, workshops, promotions, and prevention education campaigns dealing with family-based violence awareness 
  • Provides referrals to counselling, legal services, and treatment centres
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Indigenous women and their children who are experiencing family violence or struggling with maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Application Operates on a drop-in basis
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Thunder Bay 1-800-667-0816
Fax Kenora 807-468-3904 
Thunder Bay 807-623-1104
E-Mail onwa@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca/article/-148.asp
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Darci Everson, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 1-800-667-0816 ext 8202; Email: deverson@onwa.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address Women's Place Kenora
530 3rd St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2M3
 
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Intersection 3rd St N and 8th Ave N
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- One designated handicapped parking spot; Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with holding bar ; Wheelchair accessibility available through back entrance; front entrance has stairs
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1971
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)