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Description & Services
Public Comments Head office is in Fort Frances
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for providing a variety of specialized community geriatric services 
  • Promotes issues surrounding geriatric mental health 
  • Provides community outreach and presentations
Program services include: 
  • Cognitive screening and assessment 
  • Geriatric counselling or therapy 
  • Care and treatment planning 
  • Follow up, referral and advocacy services 
  • In-home support and education to caregivers
Geriatric Psychiatry
Provides assessments and case consultations via videoconferencing with the Toronto Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care  

Psychogeriatric Resource Program
Provides education and support in long term care facilities to mental health clients and staff
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
Individuals must have a diagnosis of mental illness, Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-2015
Fax 807-597-6170
Primary Contact Patricia Dunnet, Geriatric Mental Health Worker, Fort Frances Branch, Atikokan; Email:
Alternate Contact Shiela Shaw, Executive Director, CMHA Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 307; Fax: 807-274-2473; Email:
Site Location Located within the Northwestern Health Unit office at Voyageur Mall
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 115 Main St
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
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Intersection Main St and Gorrie St
Mailing Address c/o Older Adults Program 
PO Box 1956 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Full accessibility available through back entrance of Voyageur Mall
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Intergration Network (NWLHIN)