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Organization: Abbey House  
Phone Numbers: 905-684-9736
Niagara Regional Native Centre: 905-688-6484
c/o Niagara Regional Native Centre
382 Airport Rd
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0
Intersection: Airport Rd and Queenston Rd
Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake (Glendale)
Hours: Office hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Service Description: 5-bed transitional housing with a maximum capacity of 10 * short-term housing and supports for Aboriginal women experiencing crisis and their children * counselling, meals, social and recreational activities, emergency transportation, and referrals to transitional or longer-term housing and supports

Provides referrals to The Niagara Regional Native Centre * referral programs include:
  • healing and wellness
  • health outreach
  • life long care
  • three fires justice program
  • literacy and basic skills
  • O-GI employment unit
  • Aboriginal healthy babies/healthy children
  • community action program for children (0-6yrs)
  • prenatal nutrition program (0-6months)
  • Akwe: GO (7-12yrs)
  • Wasa-Nabin (13+yrs)
  • youth program (14-29yrs)
  • Aboriginal child and youth wellness program

In-home services include:
  • cultural teachings
  • cultural sensitivity
  • talking circles
  • crisis intervention
  • peer counseling
  • one-on one support
  • advocacy
  • information and educational workshops
  • life skills and life coaching
  • housing help
  • income assistance
  • addictions counseling and mental health referrals

Fees: Fee for service * most services covered
Application: Contact the Niagara Regional Native Centre to apply * referral and intake assessment required
Eligibility / Target Population: Aboriginal women who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and/or recovering from violence
Languages: English
Area Served:
Niagara Region  
See Also: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on March 13, 2018

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