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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides a wide range of innovative services and supports to people who are experiencing mental illness and their families
Agency Services
Description (Service) Provides programs, services, supports and education that focus on the mental health needs of individuals, families and communities 
  • Provides education programs and training seminars to other service providers 
  • Provides mental health first aid courses for organizations
Administrates the following programs: 
  • Case Management Program 
  • Court Diversion and Support Program 
  • District Mental Health Services for Older Adults Program 
  • District Peer Support Program 
  • Education Program  
  • Housing Program 
  • Peer Support Drop-In Centre 
  • Psychogeriatric Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals diagnosed with mental health issues and their families
  • Referrals accepted from any source including self, physician, family or service provider 
  • Intake assessment required for all programs
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2347
Toll Free Phone Northwestern Ontario: 1-877-311-0117
Fax 807-274-3515
Primary Contact Tana Langtry, Administrative and Service Support Assistant; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 201; Email:
Primary Executive Sandy Skirten, Director of Services, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 220; Fax: 807-274-2473; Email:
Alternate Executive Shiela Shaw, Executive Director, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 307; Fax: 807-274-2473; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 612 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
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Intersection Portage Ave and Second St E
Mailing Address Box 446 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1980
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)