If a child lives criticism, He learns to condemn. If a child lives with hostility, He learns to fight. If a child lives with ridicule, He learns to be shy. If a child lives with shame, He learns to feel guilty. If a child lives with tolerance, He learns to be patient. If a child […]
Yes, you can continue to work. If you have children, you will need to make alternate child care arrangements, as there isn’t childcare available. Shift work can also be accommodated.
Naomi’s Centre has one wheelchair accessible unit that includes washroom facilities and an elevator that reaches the other levels in the house. However, depending on the nature of your disability and the availability of this unit, you will need to speak to staff to determine if this would meet your needs.
Yes. We try our best to meet your individual needs and discuss this weekly at our residents meeting when we prepare our menu plan for the week. Please let staff know what you require.
The length of each woman’s stay is determined by individual need.
No. Naomi’s Centre provides a safe and comfortable place for women coping with abuse. You may choose to stay or leave at any time. Some women prefer to come in to talk with a counsellor, get resources, support and then return home. Staff at the shelter will respect a your right and ability to make […]
Naomi’s Centre is a shelter where women who have experienced any type of abuse can come for support, resources and a safe place to reside. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and the counsellors welcome women to call and /or come at any time, day or night. The services are […]
Whether you are traveling to work or taking a trip, each time you use your car you should keep safety in mind. When walking to your car, have your keys ready. Check both the interior and exterior of your car before you get in. Keep your doors and windows locked. Keep your car well maintained […]
Are you going out with someone who… Is jealous and possessive towards you, won’t let you have friends, checks up on you, won’t accept breaking up. Tries to control you by being very bossy, giving orders, making all the decisions; doesn’t take your opinion seriously. Is scary. You worry about how they will react to […]
Healthy Coping Responses Unhealthy Coping Responses Leaving temporarily Calling the police Telling a friend Seeking help Holding him responsible for the abuse Drinking to escape the pain Withdrawing into herself Covering up the abuse and pretending it does not happen Blaming herself for the abuse Taking her rage out on the children Attempting suicide Taken […]