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Organization: Women's Place Kenora  
Phone Numbers: 807-468-9095
Fax: 807-468-3904
Email: info@wpk.ca
Address:
530 3rd St N
Kenora, ON
P9N 2M3
Intersection: 3rd St N and Eighth Ave
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm
Drop-In Hours Mon-Thu 12 noon-4 pm
Executives: Stephanie Petiquan - Executive Director
Service Description: Women's Place Kenora is a women's resource centre owned and operated by a feminist collective that works to create equality and justice for women

Located on 3rd St N near 8th Ave N

Operates a women's resource centre with a focus on the health and wellness of women and children
  • Provides educational programs on the prevention of violence against women and children
  • Coordinates a Traditional Parenting program
  • Facilitates cultural ceremonies such as Full Moon Ceremony and Feasts
  • Offers information sessions on becoming economically independent and healing from violence against women

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Book and video library featuring material on topics related to women's issues
  • Meeting and conference space at low cost
  • Drop-in days for women to informally gather and socialize
  • Sewing room open daily; some materials are available
  • Computers with Internet
  • Use of phone, fax machine, photocopier
  • Resume, cover letters and business plan assistance
  • Peer counselling
  • Referrals to other resources
  • Workshops (open to topic suggestions)
  • Supporting community development and women's initiatives
  • Support with basic needs such as clothing, housewares and furniture
  • Advocacy for individuals experiencing problems with the police, court and social programs

Fees: None
Application: Operates on a drop-in basis
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women and children of all ethnic backgrounds
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served: Kenora District
See Also: Libraries and Resource Centres

This information was last completely updated on February 6, 2017

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