Nipissing Transition House

Site: North Bay - Unpublished

Service: Transition House

Description & Services
Public Comments Referrals are accepted directly from women in need or from agencies. Shelter staff will always need to speak to the woman directly before admission is offered. An assessment is completed with each woman seeking admission to the shelter to determine appropriate services and referrals. Collect calls from women in crisis are accepted.
Description (Agency) Operates a 20 bed women's shelter providing 24 hour safe shelter and support to women and their children who are leaving an abusive situation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates an emergency women's shelter 
  • Manages a crisis support line
Offers the following services: 
  • Intake assessment to determine appropriate services and referrals 
  • Assistance in managing the needs of children within the shelter 
  • Assistance with the development of a personal safety plan 
  • Crisis and support counselling (adult and child) 
  • Community education on shelter and issues of abuse 
  • Follow-up after leaving the shelter
Provides the following programs: 
  • 24 Hour Helpline 
  • Family Court Support Worker program 
  • Transitional and Housing Support Program 
  • Second Stage Housing 
  • Women's Outreach
Hours Crisis line and Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Women's Outreach: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women and their children who are leaving an abusive situation
Application Referrals are accepted directly from women in need or from agencies 
Women's Outreach: if unavailable to take your call, leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible; you must indicate on your message if it is safe to return your call
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Shelter and Crisis 705-476-2429 ; Women's Outreach 705-494-9589
TTY Phone Shelter and Crisis 705-476-9503
Crisis Phone 705-476-2429
Fax 705-476-0274
Primary Executive Janine Lafreniere, Executive Director; Phone: 705-476-2569
Located In Community North Bay
Address North Bay, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Nipissing Transition House 
547 John St 
North Bay, ON P1B 2M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations