GNWT HSS

Family Violence Services for Women

 

Fort Providence

Family Life Program

Zhahti Koe Friendship Centre
Family Life Program
Box 209
Ft. Providence, NT X0E 0L0
Phone: (867) 699-3801

The family life program provides awareness around family violence as well as referrals to shelters. Programs include: a cooking circle, sewing groups and activity nights for women, families and youth.

  

Fort Smith

Sutherland House, Fort Smith

Box 879
Fort Smith, NT X0E 0P0
Phone: 867-872-4133 or 867-872-5925
Fax: 867-872-3398
Crisis Line: 867-872-4133

Sutherland House offers a home for women and children who are experiencing violence. Offers in house support for women and children, one to one counselling to clients and referrals to other helpful agencies in the community.

 

Hay River

Family Support Centre, Hay River

Box 4413
Hay River, NT X0E 1G3
Phone: 867-874-3311
Fax: 867-874-3252
Crisis Line: 867-874-6626

The Family Support Centre offers a home for women and children who are experiencing violence. The centre offers in home support for women and children as well as an outreach program. The centre also provides extensive work with elders who are experiencing abuse and youth who are being bullied.

 

Inuvik

Inuvik Transition House

Box 2628
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
Phone: (867) 777-3877
Fax: (867) 777-3941

The Inuvik Transition House offers a home for women and children who are experiencing violence. The shelter provides in house support, one to one counselling and referrals to other helpful agencies in the community.

 

Tuktoyaktuk

Aimayunga Women and Emergency Foster Care Shelter

C/O Community Empowerment Committee
P.O. Box 350
Tuktoyaktuk, NT X0E 0C0
Phone: (867) 977-2000

The Aimayunga Women and Emergency Foster Care Shelter offers a home for women and children who are experiencing violence. The shelter provides in house support, one to one counselling and referrals to other helpful agencies in the community.

 

Yellowknife

Alison McAteer House

C/O YWCA
Box 1679
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P3
Toll Free: 1-866-223-7775

Phone: (867) 669-0235
Fax: (867) 669-0334
Crisis Line: (867) 873-8257

For administrative inquiries:
Phone: (867) 920-2777 ext. 305

Alison McAteer House provides a home for women and children who are experiencing violence. Women and children can get counselling and other support. The maximum length of stay is six weeks.

Alison McAteer House also provides assistance for victims who want to apply for an Emergency Protection Order (EPO).

Emergency Protection Order
Toll Free: 1-866-223-7775
Phone: (867) 873-8257 or call your local RCMP detachment

24 hour access to an emergency order that will help keep you and your family safe from an abuser.

 

Centre for Northern Families

5610 50th Avenue
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P7
Phone: (867) 873-2566
Fax: (867) 873-2676

This centre provides temporary shelter for women in crisis, one to one counselling to clients and referrals to other helpful agencies in the community. The centre also runs a Healthy Baby club, a Toddler’s club, and a walk in clinic once a week.

 

NWT Help Line

The NWT Help Line, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-661-0844.

Salvation Army Resource Centre

Box 2585
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P9
Phone: (867) 920-4673
Fax: (867) 920-4096
Email: info@sanorth.ca

Social Programs: Thrift store - clothes, shoes, winter clothes and safety gear.  Soup Line - operates for lunch and dinner.  Income support and assessment - helps find employment, and offers career development.

Emergency Programs: Shelter - includes a place for laundry and showers.  Food hampers - Monday and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Also available for Christmas season.

Withdrawal Management Services
Phone: (867) 920-4673 ext. 14

Corrections Department
Phone: (867) 920-4673 ext. 14

Offers half-way house-like programs for inmates.