Elliot Lake Women's Group

VAW Emergency Shelter, Community-based advocacy services

Elliot Lake Women's Group Vision: We live in a society where violence and abuse are no longer accepted or tolerated. Elliot Lake Women's Group Mission: Maplegate is committed to providing services in the community that promote safety and inclusion for all.

Organization Information

Address: 185 Mississauga Avenue, Elliot Lake, Ontario

Phone Number: 705-461-7977

Crisis Line: 705-461-9868 toll free crisis 1 -888-461-4623

Text Number: 705-461-9868

Email: yourfriends@eastlink.ca

Web: https://maplegatehouse.ca/

Hours of operation: 24/7


Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Domestic Assault/ Domestic Violence Physical Evidence Collection Crisis Lines/Help Lines
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Education/Prevention Services for Children and Youth
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Legal Services/Advocacy
Community-based advocacy services
Perpetrator/Aggressor focused services
Healthy-masculinity focused programming
Survivor engagement groups
Survivor Specific employment, training and education supports
Mobile/Home Based Services

Organization Located In: Rural (population 29,000 or less)


Languages Available: English

Translation Services: No

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Text, Phone

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Web-based chat, Phone

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: No

Childcare Services: No

Pet Accommodations: On-site pet facilities

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Francophone survivors
Indigenous survivors
Older Adults
People with Precarious Status
Perpetrators/Aggressors of violence/abuse/unsafe behaviours in relationships
Sex workers
Substance Users
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking
Two Spirited, Gender Diverse, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans Individuals

Inclusivity Policies: Trauma-Informed Service Framework, Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Training, Informed-Consent Framework, Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Training), Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Training), Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Framework, Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Training), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Sex-Work Positive Framework, Harm Reduction Framework, Feminist Intersectional Framework, Organization-wide capacity to provide responsive service to trans and non-binary individuals and communities

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter), Public Transportation for programming/appointments

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Services at a Glance

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Text Support icon Text Support

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Pets on-site icon Pet Accommodations On-site

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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

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