Muskoka Women's Shelters and Services

Site: Huntsville

Service: Chrysalis

Record #: MUS0169
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Jul 2023


Description (Service) One of two shelters in Muskoka for abused women (with or without children). Second location is Muskoka Interval House (MIH) in Bracebridge, 1-800-461-1740 or 705-645-4461.

Safe, short-term shelter, 24 hour phone support/ 24 hour staffing, child and youth programming, outreach support, support groups, assistance with navigating the legal system, accompaniment and advocacy, safety planning, risk assessment, practical needs assistance.

10 supportive transitional apartments for vulnerable women and children available.

Service Details

Hours Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours  
Administration: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District
Eligibility Women in crisis, 16 years or over, with or without children
Application By phone. Chrysalis supportive housing applications available at the shelter.

To become a volunteer: applications available on website or at shelter. Mandatory volunteer training program provided. Vulnerable sector check required.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Huntsville
Address & Map
Huntsville, ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible - main floor washroom and bedroom ; Partially Accessible - kitchen is accessible, appliances and cupboard are not accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-789-8488
Toll Free Phone 1-866-789-8488
Crisis Phone 705-789-8488
Fax 705-789-0825

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