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New Starts for Women – Women’s Shelter provide supportive counselling, safety planning and goal setting for all clients. Our objective is to provide options and tools so you and your children feel supported and empowered and gain an increased understanding of your RIGHTS.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

Call our 24 Hour Crisis Line 1-800-565-5368

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE

  • Take your children with you
  • Take proper identification
  • Take Bank Cards, Credit Cards, etc.
  • Pack ahead of time and leave items in a safe place
  • Establish a plan – Where is a safe place to go? – shelter, friends, family, etc.
  • Remember – Safety Always First

New Starts for Women – Women’s Shelter provide supportive counselling, safety planning and goal setting for all clients. Our objective is to provide options and tools so you and your children feel supported and empowered and gain an increased understanding of your RIGHTS.

Options and Programs?

  1. New Starts Crisis Line Toll Free: 1-800.565-5368 Call locally 727-3303 or TDD 727-3532 7 days-a-week, 24 hours a day and to speak with someone who will listen to you and provide important information and resources to meet your immediate needs.
  2. New Starts for Women Shelter Program – for women who are single or those with children who are currently experiencing abuse and need immediate shelter.
  3. New Starts Transitional Housing Support Program – Offers support for women looking to make a NEW START.  Supports women in accessing housing, Ontario Works, education, employment, safety planning, counseling and legal advice.
  4. Children’s Program – Children are provided with a safe place to talk about the violence, what happened, how it makes them feel and to learn ways to stay safe and develop skills to support well-being.
  5. frontlinesupport@newstartsforwomen.com– we monitor this email throughout the day.   You can also call our crisis line 1-800-565-5368.

COMMUNITY CONTACT NUMBERS FOR AREA FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES

NAPS – NISNAWBE-ASKI POLICE

CAT LAKE 347-2099

DEER LAKE 775-9954 (RADIO)

KEEWAYWIN 771-1177

NORTH SPIRIT LAKE 776-0025

PIKANGIKUM OPP-773-5007

POPLAR HILL 772-1030

SANDY LAKE 774-4471

NAPS COM CENTRE 1-888-310-1133

NURSING STATIONS

CAT LAKE 347-2110

DEER LAKE 775-2054

KEEWAYWIN 771-1407

NORTH SPIRIT LAKE 776-00019

PIKANGIKUM OPP-773-5550

POPLAR HILL 772-8892

SANDY LAKE 774-3461

Children's Room

SHELTER LIFE
WHAT TO EXPECT

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Children at New Starts Women's Shelter

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS