Marjorie House

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provides short-term sheltered and caring environment for women and their children who are victims of violence in their intimate relationships.  Marjorie House may also provide services to women at risk who are in need of a safe and secure environment.    

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Who uses the Home?

Marjorie House provides bilingual services to the Northshore of Lake Superior communities, including; Marathon, Manitouwadge, Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Pays Plat First Nation, Heron Bay First Nation, Pic Mobert First Nation, Rossport, Jackfish and Heron Bay North. We accept women from any geographical area.









Length of Stay?

Temporary shelter will be provided as long as necessary based on your individual family needs.



 Marjorie House envisions a world where women are safe and equal participants.





Marjorie House is an organization that advocates for systemic change, supports gender equality and works within an anti-racist / anti-oppressive framework. Marjorie House is committed to the goal of building communities where women and children can live safely with dignity and respect. Marjorie House exists so that:

Women and their children have access to safe temporary shelter

Women are heard, supported and guided toward a life free from abuse

Women can make informed choices

Women are supported in their efforts to access other services







Our commitment to a life free of violence is founded on the following core of beliefs and principles

We believe...

  • that all people deserve a life free of abuse
  •  in human dignity, equality and social justice and honor different cultures, abilities and choices.
  •  in respect, integrity and compassion
  •  that women have strength and power within
  •  that it takes a community to make a community safe
  • in the value of family in all its diversity
  •  in life-long learning for ourselves and others
  •  that abusive people should be held accountable for their behavior 


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