Housing & Immediate Needs

Choices for Youth is an organization based in St. John’s that serves the needs of youth.  They provide Housing/Housing/Shelter as well as various support programs for young people ages 16-29.  For more information, please visit www.choicesforyouth.ca

Address:
261 Duckworth St, St. John’s, NL A1C 1G9, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 754-0446
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Provides an emergency place for young men 16-29 who are homeless
Telephone:
(709) 757-3050

Provides 24 hour supportive lodging to individuals who are 19+ with a chronic and persistent mental illness. Services include residential and psychiatric care, case management, and therapeutic recreation

Address:
56 Mineral’s Road, Conception Bay South NL
Telephone:
(709) 834-0801
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We Offer

24 hour crisis line, answered by a crisis worker 1 (866) 634-4198

• A safe place to stay, at no cost, where necessities are provided

• Transportation to our shelter

• Accommodations in a communal living setting for up to six weeks

• Supportive counselling by experienced, non-judgemental staff

• Help exploring options and making decisions, as well as accessing information about housing, finances, legal issues, etc

• Referrals to other agencies and supports. You will be supported no matter what you decide

Address:
P.O. Box 152
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6C9

Telephone:
(709) 634-4199
Fax:
(709) 634-4197

An advocate for change by providing a safe environment for women and children.

  • Increase community awareness of women’s issues.
    Provide outreach.
  • Develop and implement education programs.
    Offer a Resource Centre.
  • Network with provincial and national associations.
  • Crisis intervention and services to women and their families who are in crisis.
  • Provide referrals to housing, employment, income support, counselling services.
Address:
4 Andersons Lane
Channel-Port Aux Basques, NL. A0M 1C0
Telephone:
(709) 695-7505
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Grace Sparkes House located in Marystown, Newfoundland provides safe, supportive accommodations to women with or without children who are fleeing family violence.

Operating as 10 bed emergency shelter, Grace Sparkes House provides a free, confidential service to women and children for a six-week period. Our staff work from a supportive approach providing women with many options for counselling, safety planning, legal/court support, referrals/advocacy, housing and information about violence against women. Grace Sparkes House is a 24 hour service and we can be reached at any time through our toll free crisis line 1-877-774-4957.

Address:
P.O. Box 327
Marystown, NL A0E 2M0

Telephone:
(709) 279-3560
Fax:
(709) 279-3780

HealthLine is a free, confidential, 24 hour telephone line, staffed by experienced registered nurses in our province who can offer health advice, information and connect you to resources and local services. We are always there for you at 811.

Telephone:
811 or TTY 1-888-709-3555

Jess’s Place is a supportive, independent, transitional housing program for women in recovery from addiction. We provide a safe, supportive living environment that is free of drugs and alcohol. Jess’s Place is for women 18+ in recovery and in need of short-term housing. Up to three women share a house, live independently, and care for their own needs. Residents are encouraged to continue participating in the community programs that will enhance their return to society as productive members.

We accept self-referrals or referrals from others including health care providers, family counselling agencies, government departments, correctional supervision programs, court programs, agencies that provide services to women or family and friends of women needing housing assistance.

Address:
84 Prescott St, St. John’s, NL A1C 3S9, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 738-0457
Fax:
(709) 738-0670
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From the comfort and safety of their own apartments, Marguerite’s Place assists women move toward independence. We follow a trauma-informed, holistic approach and provide around-the-clock on-site staff. We provide women with tools and knowledge to develop healthy relationships, skills, and community connections to navigate challenges and crisis.

Telephone:
(709) 753-0220

Naomi Centre is an emergency shelter that offers safe and supportive temporary housing for women aged 16-30 within a harm reduction model. Our staff provide supportive counselling services and support is also provided to former residents of Naomi Centre.

We accept self-referrals or referrals from others including health care providers, family counselling agencies, government departments, or family and friends of individuals needing emergency housing.

Address:
4 Patrick St, St. John’s, NL A1E 2S6, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 579-8641
Fax:
(709) 579-7096
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Support is available to women experiencing domestic violence. If you would like help with safety planning, or just to talk, there are women’s centres in nine regions of the province. You can contact the one nearest you. If you are ready to leave a situation of domestic violence, there are Transition Houses all across the province who provide shelter to women and children fleeing violence. You can contact the provincial Transition House crisis line. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911

Telephone:
1-877-753-1492

Assists individuals in reducing the risks related to substance use, and provides support, education and referrals required to enhance personal health

Address:
47 Janeway Pl, St. John’s, NL A1A 1R7, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 757-7927
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Provides services to adults who face barriers from fully participating in the community, such as mental health challenges, lack of education, long periods of unemployment and poverty.  Offers residential, community and correctional-based counselling, supportive housing, and employment preparation and skills development.

Address:
142 Military Rd, St. John’s, NL A1C 2E6, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 738-8390
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Offers a financial supplement to individuals for individuals with a psychiatric diaganosis living in supportive relative and non-relative board & lodging arrangements.

Address:
Waterford Hospital, Eastern Health
306 Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John’s, NL A1E 4J8
Telephone:
(709) 777-3340
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Service centre committed to building community, promoting equality and providing nourishment for those seeking respite from isolation and loneliness.

Address:
172 Military Rd, St. John’s, NL A1C 5P5, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 753-3234
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Provides a variety of residential and support services to children and youth ages 8-18 who are involved with Child, Youth and Family Services or Youth Corrections

Address:
145 Lemarchant Rd, St. John’s, NL A1C 2H3, Canada
Telephone:
(709) 722-9377
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• 24 hour crisis line, answered by a crisis worker

• A safe place to stay, at no cost, where necessities are provided

• Transportation to our shelter

• Accommodations in a communal living setting for up to six weeks

• Supportive counselling by experienced, non-judgemental staff

• Help exploring options and making decisions, as well as accessing information about housing, finances, legal issues, etc

• Referrals to other agencies and supports. You will be supported no matter what you decide

Corner Brook & area
Local Crisis Line: 634-4198
Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-866-634-4198

Address:
P.O. Box 152
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6C9
Telephone:
709-634-4199
Fax:
709-634-4197
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Address:
714 Water Street
St. John’s, NL A1E 1C1

Telephone:
(709) 739-8355
Fax:
(709) 739-0330