New Starts for Women

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Regional Crisis Line/Help Line

New Starts for Women provides a safe place for women who have experienced violence, where we can provide the opportunity to live free from abuse.

Organization Information

Address: Box 169, Red Lake, Ontario

Phone Number: 807-727-2820

Crisis Line: 800-565-5368

Text Number: 800-565-5368

Email: support@newstartsforwomen.com

Web: http://newstartsforwomen.com

Hours of operation: 24/7

 

Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Community-based advocacy services

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Languages Available: English

Translation Services: Yes

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

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

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: No

Pet Accommodations: Allow pets to stay in shelter with survivors , Each situation is assessed to ensure we are meeting the needs of the individual and also of current survivors/dependents in the shelter.

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Indigenous survivors
LGBTQ+
Older Adults
Substance Users
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking
Two Spirited, Gender Diverse, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans Individuals

Inclusivity Policies: Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Training), Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Includes Training), Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Training)

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

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