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Organization: Rainy River District Victim Services Program - Online/Web Service - Rainy River District Sexual Assault Network  
Phone Numbers: 807-274-5687
Toll-Free: 1-866-484-5687
Crisis: 9-1-1
Fax: 807-274-5690
PO Box 683
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M9
Fort Frances  
Location: Located in Fort Frances
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Peggy Loyie - Program Manager
Erma Armit - Sexual Assault Counsellor
Service Description: Website is managed from the Rainy River District Victim Services Office

  • Works as an online community that brings together services in the Rainy River District for survivors/victims of sexual assault
  • Assists individuals to access the physical, emotional, mental, legal, and other support services available to them following a sexual assault
  • Promotes communication and dialogue amongst service providers
  • Provides information to determine what constitutes sexual assault and where to call immediately for assistance/reporting; specific information also listed for individuals under 18 years of age
  • Advises how to assist family members and friends impacted by sexual assault

  • Resources listed for survivors of sexual assault include:
    • Physical - health facilities to access medical attention/assessment
    • Counselling - centres/services for emotional and mental health assistance
    • Legal - police and legal services to report and/or take legal action
    • Support Services - supports such as Women's Shelters
    • Support Groups - support through groups with similar experiences
    • Other Helps - services such as Canadian Mental Health Association and Taxi services

    Fees: None
    Application: Each participating service provider in website lists protocols for accessing services
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
    • Victims/survivors of sexual assault
    • Each participating service provider lists eligibility details online
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served:
    District of Kenora, District of Rainy River  
    See Also: Adult Survivors of Abuse

    This information was last completely updated on December 14, 2017

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    Updated December 14, 2017
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