Description & Services
Public Comments Referrals are accepted directly from women in need or from agencies. Shelter staff will always need to speak to the woman directly before admission is offered. An assessment is completed with each woman seeking admission to the shelter to determine appropriate services and referrals. Collect calls from women in crisis are accepted.
Description (Agency) Operates a 20 bed women's shelter providing 24 hour safe shelter and support to women and their children who are leaving an abusive situation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates an emergency women's shelter 
  • Manages a crisis support line
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Intake assessment to determine appropriate services and referrals 
  • Assistance in managing the needs of children within the shelter 
  • Assistance with the development of a personal safety plan 
  • Crisis and support counselling (adult and child) 
  • Community education on shelter and issues of abuse 
  • Follow-up after leaving the shelter
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Child and Youth Advocate 
  • Family Court Support Worker program 
  • Transitional and Housing Support Program 
  • Women's Outreach
Hours Crisis line and Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women and their children who are leaving an abusive situation
Application Referrals are accepted directly from women in need or agencies
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-476-2429
TTY Phone 705-476-9503
Crisis Phone 705-476-2429
Fax 705-476-0274
Website nipissingtransitionhouse.com
Primary Executive Janine Lafreniere, Executive Director; Phone: 705-476-2569
Located In Community North Bay
Address North Bay, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Nipissing Transition House 
547 John St 
North Bay, ON P1B 2M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way ; (99) Unknown / No Service
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services