Kenora Emergency Shelter

Site: Knox United Church

Service: Emergency Shelter

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Operates an overnight emergency shelter providing homelessness and poverty related supports and services
Description (Service) Operates an emergency shelter providing homelessness and poverty related supports and services 
  • Provides overnight emergency shelter (46 beds) 
  • Offers water and light snacks 
  • Provides referrals to other services
Hours Shelter: Mon-Sun 7 pm-8 am 
Ne Chee Friendship Centre Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Open to vulnerable, disadvantaged, displaced and marginalized individuals regardless of race or gender
Application Emergency shelter is provided for individuals on an as-needed basis
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Ne Chee Friendship Centre 807-468-5440
After Hours Phone Street Patrol: 807-467-1270
Fax 807-468-5340
Primary Contact Dalaney Smith, Street Patrol and Emergency Shelter Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 233; Email:
Primary Executive Patti Fairfield, Executive Director, Ne Chee Friendship Centre; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 222; Email:
Site Location Knox United Church
Located In Community Kenora
Address Knox United Church
116 Fifth Ave S
Kenora, ON P9N 2A2
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Intersection Fifth Ave S and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Emergency Shelter 
PO Box 241 
Ne Chee Friendship Centre 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Front entrance ; Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp to side door but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Ne Chee Friendship Centre (NCFC); Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) ; Donations