Bernadette McCann House

Site: Bernadette McCann House

Service: Community Support and Outreach Services - Child and Youth Outreach Service

Former Name Women's Shelter & Support Services (Jan 2009)
Legal Name Bernadette McCann House
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Pembroke
Address & Map
Pembroke, ON
Intersection Pembroke St and Mackay St
Mailing Address PO Box 244 
Pembroke, ON K8A 6X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) This service provides information and support to children and youth who have witnessed and/or experienced violence against women *  
Topics may include * definition of violence * family changes * who is responsible for violence? * safety planning * witnessing woman abuse * healthy relationships * feelings - how to express anger * dating violence * conflict resolution * self esteem  
The agency provides short-term intervention only * referrals are made to other service providers for long-term counselling * both one-to-one work and group work available
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Renfrew County
Boundaries Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 21 year(s) 
Children and youth ages 4 to 21 years
Application Call for program intake
Languages English ; French - bilingual support is available by arrangement
Fees None
Service Categories Child Abuse Counselling ; Counselling for Children Affected by Domestic Violence
Waiting List No
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 1-800-267-4930 or 613-732-3131
Fax 613-732-8667
Volunteer Coordinator Melinda Wood, Volunteer Program Coordinator
Primary Executive Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1979
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community & Social Services * Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Grants ; Donations
Print Material French resource materials available
Resources Lending Library available Monday-Friday 9-4, call 613-732-7776
Accreditation FOCUS Accreditation

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