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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-732-7776
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-4930
After Hours Phone 1-800-267-4930 or 613-732-3131
TTY Phone 613-732-3131
Crisis Phone Crisis/Support Line 1-800-267-4930 and 613-732-3131
Fax 613-732-8667
E-Mail wssshs@wsssbmh.org
Website www.wsssbmh.org
Volunteer Coordinator Robyn Voisey, Volunteer/Public Education Coordinator; Phone: 613-732-7776 ext 107; Email: volunteer.publiceducation@wsssbmh.org
Primary Executive Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Address & Map
Pembroke, ON
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 244 
Pembroke, ON K8A 6X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) 16-bed Short term Crisis Intervention Shelter for abused women and their children: 
 
Provides 24hr telephone support * all calls are confidential, no call display and callers will be directly connected to a worker  
 
* Outreach Services available in 5 locations throughout Renfrew County to abused women and their children * Services to children and youth who witness violence  
 
* Public Speaking & workshops available to the community 
 
* Volunteer Opportunities - recruitment ongoing, see website  
 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate  
 
* Group for men called "Caring Dads" 
 
* Transitional Support assists with housing * educational, employment and financial support as well as other social resources that women may need to live independently and securely as valued members of our society * A bilingual Transitional Support Worker is available for clients requesting this service
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Admission to Shelter - women ages 16 years and older * Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian * Community Outreach Services - women 16 years of age and older * Family Court Support Worker Program victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Self referral
Languages English ; French - Resources, support available upon request ; Other Language Resources, support available upon request
Fees None
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BernadetteMcCannHouse/
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services Ministry of Child and Youth Services ; Donations
Print Material English and French resource materials
Date Updated 14 Dec 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Child Abuse Prevention ~ Fathers ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; Outreach Programs ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women

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