Nisa Foundation

Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing

When women are empowered and supported, the entire community benefits & flourishes. These women go onto build healthy homes, strong communities, and inspire future generations. Our mission isn't just to provide immediate support, shelters or counselling; it's about building futures and fostering communities where women's empowerment is a driving force.

Organization Information

Address: Mississauga, ON

Phone Number: +1 (888) 456-8043

Crisis Line: https://nisahelpline.com/

Email: homes@nisafoundation.ca

Web: https://nisahomes.com/apply/

Hours of operation: Varies by program (contact organization to inquire)

 

Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Immigration and refugee supports

Organization Located In: Rural/Urban Mix (population 30,000-99,999)

 

Languages Available: English, Arabic, Gujurati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu , Somali

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: Text Web-based chat Phone , Email

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person Phone

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: No

Childcare Services: Yes, call to inquire

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Muslim survivors
Newcomer
Older Adults
People with Precarious Status
Racialized survivors
South-Asian survivors

Inclusivity Policies: Trauma-Informed Service Framework, Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Informed-Consent Framework, Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Training, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Framework, Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Training)

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

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