Red Cedars Shelter

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A safe place for women and their children and/or dependents leaving abusive situations.

Background

We provide a safe and secure holistic healing experience through community minded practices that incorporate Indigenous knowledge and teachings to encourage a balanced, peaceful life free of abuse.

We, as a community shelter, affirm respect for our roles as Onkwehonwe women, men and children and uphold the principles of the centrality of the family within our society. Recognizing the existence of abuse, we accept the responsibility to help victims in times of crisis to provide; shelter, support and counselling during this period of transition.

Overview

Key Messages

If you are experiencing physical, sexual, emotional or abuse of any kind REMEMBER…

* You are NOT to blame
* You are NOT alone
* It is NOT your fault
* It is your right to live without the fear of violence
* You CAN get help

 

What can you expect?

* Professional and confidential quality of service and care

* Compassion and understanding

* Safe, home-like environment

* Equality, respect and kindness

* Non-judgement

* A holistic approach to healing, which helps you to focus and reflect on your spiritual, emotional, mental and physical wellbeing

* To restore hope and belief in healthy relationships by reconnecting with the gifts given to us by the creator

 

Other emergency numbers:

Mohawk Family Services 613-967-0122
Police/Ambulance/Fire 9-1-1
Tyendinaga Police Services 613-967-3888
Belleville Police 613-962-3456
Napanee/Deseronto OPP 613-354-3369

“VIOLENCE GOES AGAINST ALL OF OUR TRADITIONAL VALUES AND TEACHINGS.  WE NEED TO RENEW & STRENGTHEN OUR TRADITIONS BY RESPECTING OURSELVES—AND EACH OTHER.”

WE ARE HERE TO HELP IF YOU WANT TO TALK OR NEED INFORMATION

Services Provided – in a safe and confidential environment

  • Shelter
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Advocacy
  • Referrals
  • Court support
  • Educational sessions
  • Circles
  • Traditional teachings
  • Speaking engagements

 

P.O. BOX 290
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON K0K 3A0

Programs & Services

Shelter

to women and their children/dependents who are leaving abusive situations

  • Safe and secure environment
  • 24/7 emergency shelter
  • Counselling/advocacy/support/referrals
  • Assistance with transition to independent living
  • Grief-Edu Therapy Counselling
  • Red Path Addictions Counselling
  • Safety planning
  • Teaching circles 

Confidential 24/7 Crisis Line

1-800-672-9515 

Or contact us at:

Phone: 613-967-2003
Fax: 613-967-5998
[email protected]

Non-Residential Services/Community Outreach Program

  • Residential follow-up after stay
  • Group support meetings
  • Counselling
  • Grief-Edu Therapy Counselling
  • Family violence community awareness presentations