Bernadette McCann House

Site: Pembroke - Unpublished

Service: Emergency Residential Services

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Former Name Women's Shelter & Support Services (Jan 2009)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Pembroke
Address & Map
Pembroke, ON
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Intersection Pembroke St and MacKay St
Mailing Address c/o Bernadette McCann House for Women Inc. 
PO Box 244 
Pembroke, ON K8A 6X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Offers a short term emergency 16 bed shelter for women and children fleeing an abusive relationship * 24 hour Crisis/ Support Line * groups and one-to-one support
Sup. Description Children's Residencial Services * welcomes children to the shelter * assists children in understanding why they are at the shelter * provides structured programming in both group and one to one settings * provides activities of a fun nature (ie.crafts * games * recreational * special events) * coordinates volunteer support * assists with school registration and promotes the importance of education * recognizes the individual needs of each child * and may make referrals to other services
Hours Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours * crisis line Mon-Sun 24 hours * toll free community help line Mon-Sun 24 hours * administration hours Mon-Sun 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Renfrew County
Boundaries Renfrew County
Eligibility Minimum age for young women to be admitted to the Shelter is 16 years * children must be accompanied by parent/guardian * children's Program is for children 16 years and under
Application For the safety of a shelter or immediate support call the confidential help lines 1-800-267-4930 or 613-732-3131
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Domestic Violence Shelters ; Sexual Assault Shelters ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-732-7776
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-4930
After Hours Phone 613-732-3131 or toll free 1-800-267-4930
TTY Phone 613-732-3131
Crisis Phone 24 hours 613-732-3131 or toll free 1-800-267-4930
Fax 613-732-8667
Primary Executive Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1979
Funding Provincial ; Grants ; Donations
Print Material French resource materials available
Resources Lending Library (Books & Video's) available Mon-Fri 9-4 by appointment only
Accreditation accredited by FOCUS Accreditation

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