Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc

Site: Fort Frances - Nelson House Transitional Housing

Service: Transitional Housing

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Description & Services
Public Comments Transitional Housing unit consists of a single dwelling with common kitchen, living room, bathroom and individual bedrooms
Description (Service)
  • Provides transitional housing and support for individuals living with a mental health issue and requiring temporary accommodations 
  • Offers accommodations in a group living setting
Provides the following services: 
  • Advocacy 
  • Client-centred goal planning 
  • House meetings 
  • Integration assistance when re-entering society 
  • Linking to other services and supports 
  • Medication management 
  • Recreation, social and life skills 
  • Service coordination 
  • Supportive counselling 
  • Symptoms management
Crisis Stabilization Unit 
  • Works in partnership with Kenora Rainy River Crisis Response Services to offer a stabilization unit for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis 
  • Provides shared accommodations
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 10 am-6 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals diagnosed with mental health issues and who: 
  • do not have the supports to function daily 
  • require advocacy 
  • agree to live cooperatively with others 
  • agree to follow house rules 
  • meet the selection criteria
Crisis Stabilization Unit 
Individuals 16 years of age and older
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Maximum length of stay is 12 months
Languages English
Fees Service - Per diem rates for Transitional Program ; None - No fees for Crisis Stabilization Unit
Contact Information
Office Phone Referrals to Transitional Program: 807-274-9100
After Hours Phone Front St Manor: 807-274-2606 Ext 1
Crisis Phone Crisis Stabilization Unit: 1-866-888-8988
Fax 807-274-0894
E-Mail nelson.housing@rhcf.on.ca
Website www.riversidehealthcare.ca
Primary Contact Stephanie Racine, Transitional House Worker; Email: s.racine@rhcf.on.ca
Alternate Contact Gwen Miller, Supportive Housing Manager; Phone: 807-274-2606 ext 2; Email: g.miller@rhcf.on.ca
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 426 Nelson St
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1B2
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Intersection Nelson St and Armit Ave
Mailing Address 110 Victoria Ave 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial