Women's Place Kenora

Service: Women's Centre

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Women's Place Kenora is a women's resource centre owned and operated by a feminist collective that works to create equality and justice for women
Description (Service) Operates a women's resource centre with a focus on the health and wellness of women and children 
  • Provides educational programs on the prevention of violence against women and children 
  • Coordinates a Traditional Parenting program 
  • Facilitates cultural ceremonies such as Full Moon Ceremony and Feasts 
  • Offers information sessions on becoming economically independent and healing from violence against women
 
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Book and video library featuring material on topics related to women's issues 
  • Meeting and conference space at low cost 
  • Drop-in days for women to informally gather and socialize 
  • Sewing room open daily; some materials are available 
  • Computers with Internet 
  • Use of phone, fax machine, photocopier 
  • Resume, cover letters and business plan assistance 
  • Peer counselling 
  • Referrals to other resources 
  • Workshops (open to topic suggestions)  
  • Supporting community development and women's initiatives 
  • Support with basic needs such as clothing, housewares and furniture 
  • Advocacy for individuals experiencing problems with the police, court and social programs
Hours Office Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm 
Drop-In Hours Mon-Thu 12 noon-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Women and children of all ethnic backgrounds
Application Operates on a drop-in basis
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-9095
Fax 807-468-3904
E-Mail info@wpk.ca
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Primary Executive Stephanie Petiquan, Executive Director
Located In Community Kenora
Address 530 3rd St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2M3
 
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Intersection 3rd St N and Eighth Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1981
Funding Provincial - Ontario Women's Directorate ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Private