Ikwe Crisis Line: 1-800-362-3344 

Provincial Crisis Line: 1-877-977-0007

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Someone Who is Abusive Might…

Put the other person down
Show jealousy and controlling behaviour
Act like they own their partner and are superior to their partner
Cut their partner off from family and friends
Monitor their partner’s online activities, cell phone usage, or location

Our Programs

Crisis Line
  • Provides 24 hours crisis intervention and support
  • Counselling
  • Information and referral services on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis to individuals experiencing gender-based violence and help understanding the dynamics of the cycle of violence
  • To arrange access to shelter service
Residential Program
  • Shelter program for women and children fleeing an abusive intimate partner relationship or family violence
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Assistance with accessing affordable housing, medical and legal services
  • Advocacy and referral services
  • Access to cultural ceremonies
  • Protection Orders
  • Wisdom Tutoring program (school age children grades K-8)
Children's Program
  • Individual and group counselling
  • To empower children who have been affected by gender-based violence
  • To encourage children to express their feelings in safe and secure environment
  • To help mom’s and children safety plan
  • To provide a safe and secure environment for children to learn to practice resolving disagreements in a non-aggressive manner
Interim Housing Program
  • Ikwe Widdjiitiwin offers a limited number of furnished suites available as an interim housing option
  • Housed within the shelter, these units provide the opportunity to develop independent living skills and connect with the community in a safe and supported manner
  • Interim housing residents receive all services mentioned within the Follow up Services area including : individual counselling, weekly women’s support group, home visits, advocacy, referrals, safety planning, etc.
Follow-Up Services
  • Individual counselling and supports
  • Weekly group counselling where you can have the opportunity to meet and connect with other women in a safe and supportive setting. Relevant topics are discussed and you will get information and resources in areas such as: domestic violence issues, anger, budgeting, building healthy relationships, parenting issues, life skills and many more.
  • Advocacy
  • Referrals
  • Home visits once you are residing in the community
  • Safety planning
  • Assistance with obtaining Protection Orders
Outreach Services

The Ikwe Widdjiitiwin Outreach team is available to offer presentations and information on gender-based violence and related issues and topics within the community at large. Agencies, schools and community groups are encouraged to contact Ikwe Widdjiitiwin and request Outreach services for presentations / informational sessions at community events or for professional development training for agency staff.

Housing Support Services
  • Support with housing searches
  • Advocacy
  • Transportation for viewings
  • Connection with long term resources