New Starts for Women

Site: Red Lake - Address Unpublished

Service: Emergency Women's Shelter

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers emergency shelter for abused women and their children and a 24-hour crisis line that is answered locally
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers emergency shelter for abused women and their children 
  • Provides emergency transportation to the shelter 
  • Offers a 24 hour crisis line 
  • Provides counselling to women and children 
  • Facilitates safety planning 
  • Provides crisis intervention 
  • Advocates and offers support to victims of sexual assault 
  • Offers community education and awareness
Also provides:
Transitional Housing Support Services
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Balmertown ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Cochenour ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Ear Falls ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; MacDowell Lake First Nation ; Madsen ; McKenzie Island ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Perrault Falls ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Red Lake ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused and their children
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-727-2820
Toll Free Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 1-800-565-5368
TTY Phone 807-727-3532
Crisis Phone 807-727-3303 
Text 1-844-899-8444
Fax 807-727-2487
Primary Executive Jennifer Chamberlin, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Kathy Tetlock, Program Manager; Email:
Located In Community Red Lake
Address Red Lake
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Mailing Address c/o New Starts for Women Inc 
PO Box 169 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button door; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)