Women's Shelter Saakaate House

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Service: Women's Emergency Shelter

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Description & Services
Public Comments Office has TTY (deaf impaired) capabilities (no separate number); if required, state need at beginning of call so machine can be activated
Description (Agency) Operates crisis housing for women leaving an abusive situation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates crisis housing for women leaving an abusive situation  
  • Provides crisis transportation and transportation between facilities 
  • Provides individual counselling and referral to residents 
  • Assists women and children with primary health needs through weekly visits from a Nurse Practitioner
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Women and children must be directly leaving an abusive situation; women and children who have already left the abusive situation are not eligible 
  • Abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, physiological, financial or spiritual abuse 
  • Accommodates male children up to the age of 15
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 807-468-1889 
General Inquiries 807-468-5491
Toll Free Phone 24 hour Crisis Line 1-800-465-1117
Crisis Phone 807-468-5491
Fax 807-468-7870
E-Mail wssh@wssh.ca
Website www.wssh.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Kendall Trembath, Executive Director; Email: kendall.trembath@wssh.ca
Alternate Executive Jennifer McPhearson, Business Manager; Email: jennifer.mcphearson@wssh.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address Kenora
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Mailing Address PO Box 49 
Stn Main 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)