Moosonee Family Resource Centre

Site: Omushkegiskwew House

Service: Women's Emergency Shelter

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Operates an emergency shelter and supports for abused women and their children
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates an emergency shelter and supports for abused women and their children 
  • Offers a 24-hour crisis line 
  • Provides on-site individual and group counselling as well as non-residential counselling 
  • Provides counselling for the children and youth attending the Centre 
  • Encourages women to work on their own needs while at the Centre and to make their own decisions
Offers the following programs: 
  • Child and Youth Support  
  • Crisis Support 
  • Transitional and Housing Support
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation - Peawanuck
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Women who have been physically, sexually, financially or emotionally abused and their children 
  • Any women in crisis
Application Call for information; crisis line available 24/7
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 705-336-2456
Crisis Phone 705-336-2456
Fax 705-336-1202
Primary Executive Terahlyn Standring, Centre Supervisor; Phone: 705-336-2726; Fax: 705-336-1605; Email:
Alternate Executive Terry Allard, Director; Phone: 705-337-1122
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 103 Ferguson Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
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Intersection Ferguson Rd and Butcher Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 339 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)