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Organization: Rainy River District Victim Services Program - Fort Frances Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-274-5687
Toll-Free: 1-866-484-5687
Crisis: 9-1-1
Fax: 807-274-5690
Website: www.rrdvsp.ca
Address:
PO Box 683
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M9
Street
Address
:
334 Scott St
Fort Frances
 
Intersection: Scott St and Portage Ave
Location: Located on Scott St across the street from RBC Royal Bank
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Peggy Loyie - Program Manager
807-274-5688 * pm@rrdvsp.ca
Erma Armit - Sexual Assault Counsellor
earmit@jam21.net
Service Description: Provides immediate, short term crisis intervention services to individuals affected by crime and tragedy

Located on Scott St near Portage Ave

  • Offers on-site early intervention and crisis intervention
  • Provides safety planning, referrals to community services, provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims
  • Offers system navigation for vulnerable victims

  • Victim Quick Response Program
    • Provides immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including:
      • emergency home safety
      • accommodations
      • meals
      • transportation
      • dependent care costs
      • counselling
      • cellular phones
      • vision care
      • crime scene cleanup
      • funeral expenses

    Note: there is no direct reimbursement to victims

    Volunteers
    • Recruits individuals to provide support to victims
    • Provides individuals with specialized training at no cost

    Volunteers will:
    • Assist in developing a personalized safety plan for the victim
    • Provide information about legal assistance and programs
    • Offer referrals to long-term service providers within the community
    • Provide temporary practical and emotional support

    Fees: None
    Application: Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self-referral
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
    • Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

    VQRP
    • Victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources
    Volunteers
    • Individuals 18 years of age and over
    • Must undergo mandatory screening
    • Must be available for three 12-hour shifts per month or equivalent
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served:
    Rainy River District  
    See Also: Crisis Intervention
    Victim Services

    This information was last completely updated on October 19, 2017

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