Our Services

Service description

CHADWIC Home offers a 10 bed emergency shelter service. The shelter is located in Wawa, but the service is offered to any women and her children within the North Algoma, Chapleau area. Emergency transportation can be arranged for women and their children who need to come to the shelter. In addition to safe, confidential accommodation, we also provide food and basic necessities, laundry facilities, private bedrooms, children’s play areas, and some storage area.

Shelter

CHADWIC Home offers a 10-bed emergency shelter service. The shelter is located in Wawa, but the service is offered to any women and her children within the North Algoma, Chapleau area. As a resident of CHADWIC Home, you will have access to emotional support, information, and referrals. These services are all offered free of charge.

Food & Necessities

In addition to safe, confidential accommodation, we also provide food and basic necessities, laundry facilities, private bedrooms, children’s play areas.

Transportation

Emergency transportation can be arranged for women and their children who need to come to the shelter.

Outreach

Transitional Housing and Support service is available to women in the following communities on a regular basis: Chapleau, Hornepayne, Dubreuilville, White River and Wawa. The Transitional Housing & Support Worker travels to these communities and can provide assistance with: Locating and maintaining safe housing, Safety planning, Information about rights, Referrals, Advocacy, Accompaniment to appointments, Ongoing emotional support. CHADWIC Home also offers several different women’s groups and children’s groups throughout the year. Call to inquire about groups in your area. You can also check the calendar on this website for more information. Presentations are available by request in all communities, organizations, schools, and service agencies.

Professional Referrals

We will provide assistance in accessing housing, financial aid, childcare and legal representation. We will provide advocacy and accompaniment to appointments.

As a resident of CHADWIC Home, you will have access to: emotional support, information, and referrals. We will provide assistance in accessing housing, financial aid, child care and legal representation. We will provide advocacy and accompaniment to appointments. These services are offered free of charge.


WHO CAN USE THE SERVICE & HOW CAN YOU REACH US?

This service is available to any woman 16 years of age and over, including her children, who:

  • Fears for her safety or the safety of her children
  • Has been physically, emotionally, sexually, financially or psychologically abused
  • Is in a housing crisis
  • Is a survivor of sexual assault or abuse
  • Finds herself in need of emergency shelter
  • Needs information, support or referrals

To access the service, women may be referred or may call themselves at
1-800-461-2242.

The shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.