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Organization: Rainy River District Women's Shelter of Hope - Atikokan - Caring Dads Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-597-2868
Toll-Free: 1-800-465-3348
Crisis: 807-597-6908
Fax: 807-597-6910
PO Box 818
Atikokan, ON
P0T 1C0
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Sessions: Two-hour sessions, one night per week for 17 weeks
Executives: Donna Kroocmo - Executive Director
807-597-2868 ext 21 *
Shirley Mosley - Administrative Assistant
807-597-2868 ext 26 *
Contacts: Corrine Colvin - Program Facilitator
807-597-2868 ext 6
Lorraine Stromberg - Program Facilitator
Service Description:
  • Offers a 17-week program designed to help fathers improve their relationship with their children
  • Offers confidential, closed weekly group sessions for approximately 12 men per group

  • Focus of the program is to:
    • Assist men to end the use of abusive parenting strategies
    • Increase understanding of how the abuse of women impacts their children
    • Increase awareness of and responsibility for abusive and neglectful parenting and its impact on children
    • Increase awareness of child-centred fathering
    • Motivate men to begin the process of examining their fathering

    Fees: None
    • Referrals accepted from agencies or self-referral
    • Requires initial screening interview
    • Call one of the Program Facilitators for information
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Fathers who have been neglectful or have emotionally and/or physically abused or are at-risk of abusing their children, and/or fathers who have been abusive towards their children's mother
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served:
    District of Kenora, District of Rainy River  
    See Also: Parenting Education
    Parenting Groups

    This information was last completely updated on May 25, 2016

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