Rainy River District Victim Services Program

Site: Online/Web Service

Service: Rainy River District Sexual Assault Network

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Description & Services
Public Comments Office Location: 
334 Scott Street 
Fort Frances ON 
P9A 3M9
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Rainy River District
  • Victims/survivors of sexual assault 
  • Each participating service provider lists eligibility details online
Application Each participating service provider in website lists protocols for accessing services
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-5687
Toll Free Phone 1-866-484-5687
Crisis Phone 9-1-1 
Fax 807-274-5690
E-Mail rainyriver.san@gmail.com
Website www.rrdvsp.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Peggy Loyie, Program Manager; Phone: 807-274-5688; Email: pm@rrdvsp.ca
Alternate Contact Erma Armit, Sexual Assault Counsellor; Email: earmit@jam21.net
Site Location Located in Fort Frances
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address Fort Frances
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Mailing Address PO Box 683 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2014
Funding Regional / Municipal - Rainy River District Victim Services Program (RRDVSP)