Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Community-based advocacy services, Family Service Organization,

Sakeenah is a network of transitional shelters across Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Saskatchewan serving women and children facing domestic violence, homelessness or poverty. Sakeenah also provides casework for everyone, as well as mental health services and support clients with achieving their goals. We provide free education and awareness workshops related to finance and budgeting, mental health and self care, legal and employment. Our work is holistic to achieve the highest level of independance for our clients.

Organization Information

Address: Unit B4- 5659 McAdam Rd, Mississauga, Ontario

Phone Number: 1-888-671-3446



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
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
Accountability and/or justice focused programming
Community-based advocacy services
Immigration and refugee supports

Organization Located In: Urban (population 100,000 and over)


Languages Available: English, French, Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Urdu , Somali

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: Text, Phone , texting depending on situation

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Phone

Accessibility: Yes, fully

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: No

Childcare Services: Yes, call to inquire

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Francophone survivors
Older Adults
Perpetrators/Aggressors of violence/abuse/unsafe behaviours in relationships
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Inclusivity Policies: Trauma-Informed Service Framework, Trauma-Informed - Policy Available Online, Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Informed-Consent Framework, Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Training), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Training), Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Framework, Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Harm Reduction Framework, Organization-wide capacity to provide responsive service to trans and non-binary individuals and communities

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter)

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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

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