Marjorie House

VAW Emergency Shelter

Marjorie House is an emergency shelter that works towards a world where all women are safe and equal participants.

Organization Information

Address: Marathon, Ontario

Phone Number: 807-229-2223

Crisis Line: 807-229-2222

Text Number: 807-699-7750

Chat Support: https://www.facebook.com/themarjoriehouse

Hours of operation: 24/7

 

Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Mobile/Home Based Services

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

 

Languages Available: English, French

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Text, Web-based chat, Phone , Email to marjoriehouse@shaw.ca

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Phone Email

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: No

Pet Accommodations: Some pets can stay one or two nights at the shelter – crisis only , Have made accommodations on property but not in main shelter

Specialized/targeted Programming:
None of the above

Inclusivity Policies: Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Sex-Work Positive – Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Training)

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

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