Muskoka Women's Shelters and Services

Muskoka Women's Advocacy Group

    Freedom from abuse is every woman's right.  

Chrysalis: Local Phone: 705-789-8488, Fax: 705-789-0825, Toll Free: 1-866-789-8488

Interval House: Phone: 705-645-4461, Fax: 705-645-1407, Toll Free: 1-800-461-1740 


About Us - Muskoka Women's Shelters ans Services

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Our Story

The Muskoka Women’s Advocacy Group (MWAG), Muskoka Women's Shelters & Services is a volunteer-run, charitable organization based in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.  Over thirty years ago, a grassroots effort took place to combat violence against women and help make the community safer.  As a result, MWAG was founded and the important work that was started in 1984 continues today.

Since 1984, MWAG has been assisting women and children in a variety of ways, from opening Muskoka Interval House in 1985, Chrysalis in 2007, providing community education programs and around-the-clock crisis support services.

An elected board of directors, comprised of volunteers, oversee two crisis shelters in Muskoka:

 1)  Chrysalis, located in Huntsville, is a 10-bed shelter and offers an additional, 10-unit supportive transitional housing facility.   

2)   Muskoka Interval House (MIH) is located in Bracebridge and houses a 15-bed shelter, along with administrative offices for MWAG.

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