Amelia Rising Sexual Assault Centre of Nipissing

Service: Sexual Assault Centre

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides individual and group counselling in French and English, coordinates a volunteer program, as well as rural and diverse community outreach and development.
Description (Service) Works to empower and provide a voice for women and the communities in which they live in order to: 
  • Eliminate violence against women and children 
  • Create social change regarding issues of equality and justice 
  • Develop, apply and increase awareness of anti-oppressive approaches 
  • Provide healing from sexual violence
Provides a variety of services, including:  
  • Crisis, individual and group counselling 
  • Workshops 
  • Advocacy, information and referral 
  • Public education and training  
  • Accompaniment to the hospital, police station and court appearances 
  • Community outreach services
Offers a food and clothing bank to clients
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Crisis Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Survivors of sexual abuse and assault 
  • Families, friends and partners of survivors
  • Call for information about workshops or counselling services 
  • No application process for crisis line
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-840-2403
Crisis Phone 24 hours 705-476-3355
Fax 705-840-5050
Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Brenda Quenneville, Executive Director
Located In Community North Bay
Address 101 Worthington St E, Suite 11
North Bay, ON P1B 1G5
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Intersection Worthington St E and Ferguson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Provincial