Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women Inc. – Services and Fundraising
The Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women Inc. provides a safe and supportive residence 24 hours per day, 365 days of the year for women who are in an abusive relationship. Women may come with or without their children. Girls wishing to use our residential services must be 16 years or older if not accompanied by their mother. Boys aged 15 years and younger are welcome to accompany their mothers. Boys 16 years of age and older and dependents of their mother will be assessed on an individual basis. Note: We are a wheelchair accessible facility.
We offer a 24 hour telephone crisis line (506) 622 – 8865 or 1-800-888-836-1016 for individuals seeking information, support, and assistance regarding any issues involving domestic violence.
They provide two outreach services to women. An Outreach Worker can visit you to help with doing a danger assessment, develop a safety plan and/or provide support. Call Lisa at (506) 778 – 6496 or if you are an Aboriginal woman off reserve or live in Burnt Church, Eel Ground and Red Bank call Jeannie at (506) 627 – 4743
‘ChiGala – 2020
We are looking forward to our ‘ChiGala on February 22, 2020. ‘Chigala is a fundraising event in support of the Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women Inc. ‘ChiGala is an evening for both men and women who support the mandate of helping and empowering women and their families in our community. This spectacular evening offers live entertainment, a Chinese auction, a half and half draw, door prizes and a grand door prize! In 2020 we are anticipating a full house with approximately two hundred people in attendance.
Chi Bucks – our Weekly Fundraiser
Where to pay Chi Bucks Toonie:
- Curtis Corner Irving
- N & J Convenience (Scholten’s)
- Miramichi Meats (Comeau’s)
- Nordin Esso
- Sobey’s (Douglastown)
- City Limits(Napan)
- Canadian Tire Gas Bar
- Supervalue (Chatham)
- Circle K Irving Blackville
- Sunny Corner General Store
- Clouds Convience Red Bank
- Renous Quick Mart
Toonies are due every Tuesday by 1:00 pm.
With the money raised from Chi Bucks we are able to do the following;
- Maintenance & repair of the house.
- Specialized counseling for residents.
- Training sessions for staff.
- Children’s programs (playground equipment, special diets, transportation to school)
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