Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services

Site: Ohsweken - Chiefswood Rd

Service: Main Office

Record #: SIM0373
Last Full Update: 30 Jan 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-445-4324
Fax 519-445-4825
Social Media Facebook Facebook

Agency Information

Description (Agency) Family Assault Support Centre
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Primary Executive Sandra Montour, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Federal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Ganohkwasra provides services to individuals who are being abused, are abusive and/or at risk for abuse. Community Counselling offering the following services:

  • Women's Program: Women's individual and/or group counselling, support advocacy, liaison for women living in high-risk situations.
  • Child & Youth Program: Children's individual and/or group counselling, support advocacy, liaison for children living in high-risk situations
  • Youth Lodge: co-ed residence for youth ages 12-18 experiencing serious difficulties in their lives
  • Men's Program: Support and counselling available for men who have been abused or are abusive
  • Emergency Shelter: 24-hour safe shelter for abused individuals and their children; provides in-house individual and group counselling
  • Next Step Housing: Individuals and their children who require housing on reserve may stay up to 2 years Individual and group counselling supports are available
  • Community Education: Available to present information to the community regarding the dynamics of abuse and its effects on individuals, families, and communities
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Brantford ; Ohsweken ; Six Nations of the Grand River ; and other First Nations Communities
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call
  • drop-in
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Ohsweken
Address & Map
1781 Chiefswood Rd
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
Intersection Chiefswood Rd and Bicentennial Trail
Mailing Address PO Box 250 
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Housing / Shelter ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Crisis Lines for Abuse / Violence ; Crisis Lines for Abused Women ; Domestic Abuse ; Domestic Abuse Crisis Services ; Sexual Assault Support ; Shelter for Abused Women ; Shelters for Abuse ; Transitional Housing ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ; Child Abuse Counselling ; Crime Victim/Witness Counselling ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; General Abuse Prevention ; Residential Mental Health Treatment Facilities ~ At Risk Youth ; Runaway/Homeless Youth Counselling ; Sexual Assault Counselling ; Sexual Assault Hotlines ; Sexual Assault Shelters ; Transitional Housing/Shelter

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