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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides mobile crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence 
  • Provides immediate on site intervention or telephone assistance 
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary  
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety  
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions  
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies  
  • Provides information and referrals to appropriate resources and services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug 
Services are only available during office hours
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Individuals and their families involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence 
  • Open to all with a focus on off reserve Aboriginal peoples 
  • Children under 18 years of age who require assistance are referred to Children's Mental Health Program
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-8541
Toll Free Phone 1-877-496-9034
Crisis Phone 807-274-8541
Fax 807-274-4110
Primary Contact Deborah Emes, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 229; Email:
Alternate Contact Kathy Foy, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 234; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 516 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2A3
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Intersection Portage Ave and Scott St
Mailing Address PO Box 752 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1973
Funding Provincial ; Federal