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Home Domestic Violence ON Sioux Lookout First Step Women's Shelter

First Step Women's Shelter

Domestic Violence Help in Sioux Lookout, ON

Program reports that it provides residential facility for people to live temporarily. Click on program listing for information on maximum length of stay. Emergency
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Program reports that it is solely focused on providing services for victims of domestic violence. Primary Purpose Focused
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Profile
Strength 69%
  • Hotline

    800-465-3623 800-465-3623 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

    Monday 24 hours
    Tuesday 24 hours
    Wednesday 24 hours
    Thursday 24 hours
    Friday 24 hours
    Saturday 24 hours
    Sunday 24 hours
  • Toll Free

    800-465-3623 800-465-3623
  • Business

    807-737-1438 807-737-1438
  • Languages Spoken

    English
  • *Collect calls accepted
  • TTY/TTD

    -
  • Fax

    807-737-3177
  • Hours of operation

    Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED

Services

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  • Danger/lethality assessment
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Emergency shelter
  • Confidential shelter location
  • Case management
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Child custody services
  • Shelter resident counseling
  • Non-resident counseling
  • Transitional individual housing
  • Transitional family housing
  • Permanent individual housing
  • Permanent family housing
  • Alternative housing counseling
  • Relocation services
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Job skills training
  • Job search/placement
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Resources and referrals
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Spiritual services
  • Parenting skills training
  • Child care during support groups
  • Safety planning for children
  • Educational programs
  • After school programs
  • School liaison
  • Domestic violence workshops
  • Speaker's bureau

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Rural

About First Step Women's Shelter

  • Website

    www.fsws.ca
  • Established

    1985
  • Beds

    14
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    90
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    No

Description

First Step Women’s Shelter provides a safe and secure emergency shelter for physically, emotionally and/or sexually abused women and their children. The shelter strives to offer cultural appropriate services with a particular focus on Indigenous women and children.

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