Marjorie House

Site: Marathon - Unpublished

Service: Women's Shelter

Description & Services
Public Comments The shelter is open to woman from any area, but transportation is only available for those who live in the catchment area.
Description (Agency) Provides short-term sheltered and caring environment for women and their dependents who are victims of violence in their intimate relationships. Marjorie House may also provide services to women at risk who are in need of a safe and secure environment.
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a women's shelter 
  • Provides emergency transportation during a crisis 
  • Practices harm reduction
Women are provided with: 
  • confidential counselling and referral 
  • food and emergency clothing while in residence 
  • assistance with the development of a personal safety plan
Hours Administration Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Crisis Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg ; Heron Bay ; Manitouwadge ; Marathon ; Pays Plat First Nation ; Pic Mobert First Nation ; Rossport ; Schreiber ; Terrace Bay
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Women and their dependents who have been victims of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse 
  • Assault survivors if in distress
Application Call for service
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-2223
Toll Free Phone Within 807 area code: 1-800-465-3307 
All others can call collect
Crisis Phone 807-229-2222
Fax 807-229-2282
Primary Executive Rhea Starkes, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Natalie MacLean, Chair
Site Location Confidential
Located In Community Marathon
Address Marathon, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 869 
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations