Eastern Ontario Shelters

La Montee D’Elle Alexandria 1-800-461-1842
Three Oaks Foundation Belleville 1-800-267-0533
Leeds-Grenville Interval House Brockville 1-800-267-4409
Maison Baldwin House Cornwall 1-800-267-1744
Maison Interlude House Hawkesbury 1-800-267-4101
Chrysalis House Kanata 1-613-591-5901
Kingston Interval House Kingston 1-800-267-9445
Lennox & Addington Interval House Napanee 1-800-667-1010
Harmony House (2nd stage) Ottawa 1-613-233-3386
Interval House of Ottawa Ottawa 1-613-234-5181
La Presence (convent) Ottawa 1-613-241-8297
Maison D’Amitie Ottawa 1-613-747-0020
Nelson House Ottawa 1-613-225-3129
Oshkikizis Healing Lodge Ottawa 1-613-789-1141
Bernadette McCann House Pembroke 1-800-267-4930
Maison D’Amitie II Vanier 1-613-744-7789
Naomi’s Family Resource Centre Winchester 1-800-267-0395

Violence Against Women Websites

www.endabuseinlanark.ca: The Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Advisory Committee—Lanark County has designed this website to provide useful information for victims, survivors, friends, family and community members. Learn here to understand the signs of domestic and sexual violence, where you can go for help, and how you can make a difference in Lanark County.

www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca: Neighbours, Friends, and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help.

www.oaith.ca: The Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH) is a provincial coalition primarily of first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children. Our members also include some second stage housing programs and community based women’s service organizations. OAITH is the largest women’s shelter association in Canada . The Association works together with member shelters to educate and promote changes in all areas that abused women and their children identify as important to their freedom from violence.

www.satcontario.com: Established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in 1993, the Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres provides leadership and support to 35 hospital-based sexual assault and domestic violence treatment centres across Ontario.

www.sheltersafe.ca : Our vision is to make sheltersafe.ca the go-to website for women seeking quick, easy-to-find and up-to-date connections to a range of shelter services in order to protect themselves from domestic abuse.

www.awhl.org: The Assaulted Women’s Helpline is a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in the province of Ontario.

www.springtideresources.org: Springtide Resources promotes healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children.

www.briserlesilence.ca: Ligne de soutien pour femmes victims de violence.

www.stepitupontario.ca: Learn about 10 Steps to End Violence Against Women, and the many ways you can help.

www.metrac.org: The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization that works to prevent and end violence against diverse women, youth, and children. METRAC has three main program areas: Community Safety, Community Justice, and Community Outreach and Education.

www.crvawc.ca: The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children promotes the development of community-centred, action research on violence against women and children.

www.ocrcc.ca: The objective of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres is to work for the prevention and eradication of sexual assault, including rape. The Coalition works to implement legal Social and attitudinal changes.

www.whiteribbon.ca: Men working to end men’s violence against women.

Other Important Resources

www.dawn.thot.net: The Disabled Women’s Network Ontario is a progressive, volunteer-driven, feminist organization promoting social justice, human rights & the advancement of equality rights through education, research, advocacy, coalition-building, resource development, & information technology.

www.cleo.on.ca: Community Legal Education Ontario is a community legal clinic dedicated to providing low-income and disadvantaged people in Ontario with the legal information they need to understand and exercise their legal rights. Their materials cover many areas of law, including social assistance, tenants’ rights, immigration and refugee law, workers’ rights, family law, elder abuse and youth justice.

www.owjn.org: The Ontario Women’s Justice Network (OWJN) promotes an understanding of the law with respect to violence against women, providing accessible legal information to women and their supporters in a manner that reflects the diverse experiences and realities of women. OWJN contains information on relevant legal issues, including written law (legislation) and case law (court decisions).

www.sheltersafe.ca : Our vision is to make sheltersafe.ca the go-to website for women seeking quick, easy-to-find and up-to-date connections to a range of shelter services in order to protect themselves from domestic abuse.

www.cdnwomen.org: The Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) is Canada’s only national public foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls.

www.cicb.gov.on.ca: The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is a quasi-judicial adjudicative agency that awards compensation to victims of crimes of violence that occurred in Ontario.

www.actew.org: Founded in 1987, A Commitment to Training and Employment for Women (ACTEW) is a network of agencies providing community-based employment and training services for women. ACTEW envisions employment and training services and programs as the bridge to women’s economic self-sufficiency.

www.cwhn.ca: The Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing, distributing and sharing knowledge, ideas, education, information, resources, strategies and inspirations.

www.elizabethfry.ca: The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly those who are, or may be, criminalized.

www.kidshelpphone.ca: Every day, Kids Help Phone counsellors answer calls and online questions from across Canada. No matter what the problem or concern our counsellors are there to provide immediate and caring support, information and referrals to the kids who reach out to us.

www.themensproject.ca: The Men’s Project is a non-profit charitable men’s counselling agency that has been providing services to men and their families since 1997. They provide individual counselling, as well as a specialized healing program for men who have experienced sexual or physical abuse as children, anger management, emotional intelligence, and fathering.

http://isisters.org iSisters Technology Mentoring is a registered Canadian charity that was founded in 2001. Our mission is to connect women in need with technology through mentoring. – See more at: http://isisters.org/about-isisters/#sthash.vqO1qRCn.dpuf

Welcome to the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Website! We offer a wide range of services to promote healthy living, healthy growth and development, prevent illness and injury and control communicable diseases in the community.


Lanark County Services & Programs

Adult Protective Services (613) 267-4200
Children’s Aid Society of the County of Lanark (613) 264-9991
Crown Attorney’s Office (613) 264-1900
Distress Centre Lanark, Leeds, Grenville 1-800-465-4442
Lanark Health and Community Services (613) 259-2182
Connections Program 1-888-284-2204
Lanark Community Programs 1-800-667-2617
North Lanark County Community Health Centre 1-866-762-0496
Mental Health Support Project 1-877-447-0441
Lanark County Mental Health (613) 283-2170
Lanark County Sexual Assault
& Domestic Violence Program
(613) 283-2330 x1258
Lanark County Social Services 1-866-846-9019
Lanark, Leeds, & Grenville District Health Unit 1-800-660-5853
Legal Aid Ontario 1-877-767-8536
Legal Clinic 1-800-597-4529
Ontario Early Years Centre 1-800-267-9252
Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth 1-877-232-8260
Rose Garden Family Support Centre 1-877-417-6007
The STOP Program (613) 326-0628
TriCounty Addiction Services 1-800-361-6948
Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service 1-866-575-0067
Victim Witness Assistance Program (613) 264-8387