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Organization: Bernadette McCann House  
Phone Numbers: 613-732-7776
Toll-Free: 1-800-267-4930
Teletype: 613-732-3131
Crisis: 1-800-267-4930 and 613-732-3131
After Hours: 1-800-267-4930 or 613-732-3131
Fax: 613-732-8667
PO Box 244
Pembroke, ON
K8A 6X3
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Leigh Sweeney - Executive Director
Service Description: 16-bed Short term Crisis Intervention Shelter for abused women and their children:

Provides 24hr telephone support * all calls are confidential, no call display and callers will be directly connected to a worker
  • Outreach Services available in 5 locations throughout Renfrew County to abused women and their children * Services to children and youth who witness violence
  • Public Speaking & workshops available to the community
  • Volunteer Opportunities - recruitment ongoing, see website

Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
  • Group for men called "Caring Dads"
  • Transitional Support assists with housing * educational, employment and financial support as well as other social resources that women may need to live independently and securely as valued members of our society * A bilingual Transitional Support Worker is available for clients requesting this service

Fees: None
Application: Self referral
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Admission to Shelter - women ages 16 years and older * Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian * Community Outreach Services - women 16 years of age and older * Family Court Support Worker Program victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: Resources, support available upon request
Area(s) Served:
Renfrew County  
See Also: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

This information was last completely updated on September 13, 2017

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