Residential Programs

Joyce Kope House

Joyce Kope House a 25 bed safe residence for women. Joyce Kope House is also the only halfway house for federally and provincially sentenced women in Ontario north of Toronto. We provide women under parole supervision with Correctional Services Canada and the Ministry of Public Safety and Correctional Services an opportunity to live and work in the community.

Joyce Kope House is also a transitional shelter for homeless women. Women who use the residence may be discharged from mental health facilities and addictions treatment centres, seeking safety from an abusive partner, seniors without housing or women living on the streets.

Referrals for Joyce Kope House come from community agencies, courts, institutions, other shelters, hospitals, withdrawal management centres and family/friend. Women can directly apply to reside at Joyce Kope House by calling 705.725.0613 ext.0.

Building on Women’s Strengths (BOWS) Program

The Building on Women’s Strengths program supports residents and past residents of Joyce Kope House and provides women with support and advocacy.