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Emergency Shelters


  • Sturgeon Falls Family Resource Centre
    Women, 16 years of age or older, with or without children, who find themselves in a crisis situation. Services are available in both English and French. tel. 705-753-1154       P.O. Box 6228, Sturgeon Falls, ON P2B 3K6

  • Ojibway Women's Lodge
    Short term emergency centre for native and non-native women, with or without children, who find themselves in a crisis situation.



  • Chrysalis (Hunstville)
    Women, 16 years of age or older, with or without children, who find themselves in a crisis situation.

Emergency shelter and assistance for women and children in the District of Parry Sound who find themselves in crisis. Priority is given to women leaving abusive situations.

Emergency Shelters

Ontario Tenant Rights

Ontario Tenant Rights

Food Banks

Youth Pantry- North Bay

Nipissing Parry Sound Children's Aid stocks a food cupboard with various food items, hygiene and sanitary items, cleaning products at the Beauchamp Hub.  Please reach out to your childcare worker to access.

North Bay Food Bank


North Bay Food Banks Schedule  

Parry Sound - Harvest Share Program 

Parry Sound- Salvation Army Emergency Food Bank

Muskoka Region Food Banks

Food Banks
Subsidized Housing

Subsidized Housing


North Bay

The District of Nipissing Housing Services

are responsible for the funding and administration of social housing programs and work to prevent homelessness.


Children's Aid Society - Kehoe Residence

The Society has an independent living complex that has 3-2 bedroom units and 2-1 bedroom units available for youth in care transitioning to independence. These units are fully furnished with utilities and laundry included in the rent. Youth living in these units or other apartments are provided with support to increase cooking, budgeting and shopping skills. Contact Nipissing Parry Sound CAS for information or application.

Phone: (705) 472-0910 Toll Free: (877) 303-0910


North Bay Indigenous Friendship Center-North Bay, Suswin

Suswin Housing First Program helps urban Aboriginals who are facing housing barriers to find housing with community support in the Nipissing region. This program delivers programming in a culturally responsive, flexible, and safe manner for all clients.

  • Assists in finding safe, affordable housing,

  • Coordinates support services as needed-can include parenting, health and mental health care, counselling, addiction services, cultural services, food support, job support, crisis counselling, and basic needs

  • Provides advocacy support-develop safety plans

  • Assists with basic housing needs, landlord advocacy, and service provider advocacy

  • Attends meetings and appointments for support and advocacy

Contact Information:

Becky Mathies – Suswin Village Case Manager
Contact Information:

Email: Phone: (705)707-1033


Parry Sound

The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board handles all applications for social housing in the District of Parry Sound. Social housing is housing funded by various government programs in which tenants pay reduced rents.



The District Municipality of Muskoka's Social Housing program provides affordable rental housing for people whose income prevents them from finding adequate housing in the private rental market.

The Boutique

The Boutique

The Boutique 


The Boutique is located at 140 Elmwood avenue and stocks new and used clothing of all sizes for use to any youth or children associated with the Children's Aid Society. 


All items are cleaned sorted and can be taken for free.  and free.  Se the poster below for details.

Ask a your worker to arrange a visit, or contact

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