Nookomisnaang – Shelter
(Wikwemikong Shelter for Victims of Family Violence)
To provide a safe haven for individuals seeking safety and protection from family violence. To foster encouragement towards wellness.
“We share, we dare, we care”
Nookomisnaang will provide a wholistic atmosphere to help people reconnect to their wellness journeys.
Nookomisnaang believes Anishinaabe aadzowin empowers and supports self, family and community wellness.
The Wikwemikong Shelter will provide:
Safety, protection and shelter, in a supportive healing environment; intervention and wholistic crisis counselling (group or individual) for victims of family violence (women or men with children, women, men, youth, families), Traditional Teaching Circles; an understanding of the cycles of violence;
promotion of health and personal self care for wellness, prevention of family violence; referral and advocacy while they are in Transition
Aftercare Family Support
This program will focus on the aftercare of family violence by offering a wholistic framework to address the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. This will occur through counselling (group or individual); support; traditional teaching circles; and advocacy, for those service users who have been or continue to be affected by the impacts of family violence.
71 Genevieve Street
Shelter Manager: Mary Pheasant
Phone: 705-859-3164 ext. 236