Muskoka Women's Shelters and Services

Site: Huntsville

Service: Chrysalis

Description (Service) One of two shelters in Muskoka for abused women (with or without children). Second location is Muskoka Interval House (MIH) in Bracebridge, 1-800-461-1740 or 705-645-4461. 
Safe, short-term shelter, 24 hour phone support/ 24 hour staffing, child and youth programming, outreach support, support groups, assistance with navigating the legal system, accompaniment and advocacy, safety planning, risk assessment, practical needs assistance. 
10 supportive transitional apartments for vulnerable women and children available.
Service Details
Hours Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours  
Administration: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District
Eligibility Women in crisis, 16 years or over, with or without children
Application By phone. Chrysalis supportive housing applications available at the shelter.  
To become a volunteer: applications available on website or at shelter. Mandatory volunteer training program provided. Vulnerable sector check required.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Huntsville
Address & Map
Huntsville, ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible - main floor washroom and bedroom ; Partially Accessible - kitchen is accessible, appliances and cupboard are not accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-789-8488
Toll Free Phone 1-866-789-8488
Crisis Phone 705-789-8488
Fax 705-789-0825
Primary Executive Rachelle Walker, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Ruth Holloway, Program Manager; Email:

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