First Step Women's Shelter

Site: Sioux Lookout - Unpublished

Service: Emergency Women's Shelter

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides emergency shelter and support for abused women and their children
Description (Service)
  • Provides emergency shelter and support for abused women and their children 
  • Offers a 24-hour crisis intervention line 
  • Provides long and short term counselling as well as sexual assault counselling 
  • Offers transitional housing and support including emergency clothing 
  • Provides information and referral 
  • Covers transportation costs when necessary
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Emergencies and Crisis Line: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women and their children who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused either recently or in the past, and/or are in an abusive situation
Application Call or text for assistance
Languages English ; Ojibway ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1438
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3623
Crisis Phone 1-800-465-3623 
By Text 1-844-899-8444
Fax 807-737-3177
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Tana Troniak, Executive Director
Site Location Confidential
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address Sioux Lookout
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Mailing Address PO Box 1208 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)