Rainy River District Women's Shelter of Hope

Site: Atikokan - Unpublished

Service: District Women's Shelter

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Record #: TBY1625 Last Modified: 20 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 20 Apr 2015
Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Donations of slightly used clothing, usable household items and furniture accepted 
  • Cash donations also accepted and used to purchase various items including under garments 
  • Will not accept donations of used undergarments, stuffed animals or non-functioning items 
  • Contact Donna Kroocmo at 597-2868 ext 21 or email: dkroocmo@shaw.ca 
    for drop-off information 
  • Fax number for New Horizons: 807-597-6910
Description (Agency)Operates an emergency shelter for abused women and their children
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a 10-bed emergency shelter for abused women and their children
  • Coordinates support services for clients
  • Provides a 24-hour crisis line
  • Accepts donations of clothing and household items
New Horizons 2nd Stage Housing

Offers a secure ten unit apartment building that provides safe, affordable housing for women and their children

Also offers a variety of Support Services
HoursOffice: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas ServedAtikokan ; Rainy River District
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
Women who have been physically, sexually, financially or emotionally abused and their children
New Horizons 2nd Stage Housing
Application can be picked up from 2nd Stage Housing
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office PhoneMain Office: 807-597-2868 
New Horizons: 807-597-4550
Toll Free Phone1-800-465-3348
Crisis Phone807-597-6908
Primary ExecutiveDonna Kroocmo, Executive Director; Phone: 807-597-2868 ext 21; Email: dkroocmo@shaw.ca
Alternate ExecutiveShirley Mosley, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-597-2868 ext 28; Email: shirleymo@shaw.ca
Located In CommunityAtikokan
AddressAtikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Mailing AddressPO Box 818 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
FundingRegional / Municipal - Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board (RRDSSAB) ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)