A community based charitable organization that offers information, support, resources, and training regarding mental health/illness for individuals, families, and other community groups and agencies.
Call Corner Brook office at (709) 639-1189 Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Regionally-based councils funded by Women and Gender Equality to advance the status of women by helping them to navigate services such as housing, income support, employment programs, counselling, schools, and more. They also provide public education, programming and advocacy.
Bay St. George Status of Women Council – Stephenville: They offer an affordable temporary housing unit called Karen’s Place. Please call Stephenville office at (709) 643-4444. Visit their Facebook page.
Corner Brook Status of Women Council: They offer an affordable, supportive, temporary housing unit called Vesta Place for up to 4 women in a communal living setting. The housing coordinator works directly with the tenants to address issues contributing to homelessness and to connect with various community and government services. They also offer Feminist Counselling (drop-in or by appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays). Please call (709) 639-8522 or visit www.cornerbrookswc.com
Gateway Status of Women Council – Port aux Basques: (709) 695-7505 or visit their Facebook page
Norpen Status of Women Council – Port Saunders: (709) 861-4842 or visit https://norpenstatusofwomen.ca/
Service centre committed to building community, promoting equality and providing nourishment for those seeking respite from isolation and loneliness. Provides a place where people come when they have nowhere else to go and offers a safe place to sit, eat, shower or talk. Call 709-753-3234 or visit the website to learn more: The Gathering Place – St. John’s (kindnesswanted.ca)The Gathering Place is a community resource centre that provides meals, clothing and a place to socialize for individuals in need. Services are available to individuals, aged 25 and older.