North East Women’s Shelter

We are a 16 bed, short-term emergency shelter that offers 24 hour in-house shelter and services for women and children who are fleeing domestic violence situations.

If you or someone you know is seeking emergency shelter from a domestic violence situation please give us a call at 306-752-9455 or call the crisis line at 1-800-611-6349.

Emergency Receiving Home

The most recent addition to our list of services is the opening of our 12-bed Emergency receiving home for children who have been apprehended from their homes. This home serves our community as well as the rest of the province.

Walk-in Counselling in the North East

Walk-in Counselling Clinics are an immediate, accessible form of brief counselling. Due to a steadily increasing demand for mental health services, individuals and families who experience adversity may also experience barriers to accessing timely and affordable care. This service is funded by the Family Services of Saskatchewan.

Walk-in clinics available:

Melfort  – Mondays – – 9:30am-3:30pm

Nipawin – Wednesdays and Fridays – 10:30am-3:30pm

Other locations – to be determined

2nd Stage Housing

A new second stage shelter will give domestic violence survivors a place to stay for up to 12 months after they’ve spent the maximum amount of time at the emergency shelter.

Personal Violence Prevention and Support Program

Our Personal Violence Counselors will work with you to help you explore your options, discover your strengths and encourage your personal growth.

We offer:

  • Supportive counseling, information, and advocacy through individual or group support sessions
  • Referrals to other community agencies and help with coordination of the services you need
  • Assistance with crisis situations
  • Assistance with access to shelter and planning for your safety

For more information please call us at 306-752-9464.

Community Outreach

As a regional program, we provide outreach services to those in need. Our Personal Violence Counselors can meet with you in your community, or you are welcome to come to our Melfort office for appointments.

Counselors travel to the following communities:

  • Nipawin
  • Tisdale
  • Naicam
  • Kelvington
  • Cumberland House
  • and surrounding communities

Please contact us at 306-752-9464 to arrange an appointment.

24 Hour Crisis Line

Our 24 Hour Crisis Line provides:

  • Telephone support in any crisis
  • Supportive listening
  • Information and referrals


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Public Awareness and Prevention

Our staff are available to provide education, awareness and prevention
presentations to any group of interested children, youth or adults.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Interpersonal violence/abuse
  • Dating violence
  • Sexual Assault/abuse
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Resource Centre

Our Resource Centre is located on the main floor of our office and contains resources available to everyone.

For more information please call our office at 306-752-9464.

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