Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a 17-week program designed to help fathers improve their relationship with their children 
  • Offers confidential, closed weekly group sessions for approximately 12 men per group
Focus of the program is to: 
  • Assist men to end the use of abusive parenting strategies 
  • Increase understanding of how the abuse of women impacts their children 
  • Increase awareness of and responsibility for abusive and neglectful parenting and its impact on children 
  • Increase awareness of child-centred fathering 
  • Motivate men to begin the process of examining their fathering
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Sessions: Two-hour sessions, one night per week for 17 weeks
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Fathers who have been neglectful or have emotionally and/or physically abused or are at-risk of abusing their children, and/or fathers who have been abusive towards their children's mother
  • Referrals accepted from agencies or self-referral 
  • Requires initial screening interview 
  • Call one of the Program Facilitators for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-2868
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3348
Crisis Phone 807-597-6908
Fax 807-597-6910
Primary Contact Corrine Colvin, Program Facilitator; Phone: 807-597-2868 ext 6
Alternate Contact Lorraine Stromberg, Program Facilitator; Phone: 807-597-2700
Primary Executive Donna Kroocmo, Executive Director; Phone: 807-597-2868 ext 21; Email:
Alternate Executive Shirley Mosley, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-597-2868 ext 26; Email:
Located In Community Atikokan
Address Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
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Mailing Address PO Box 818 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board (RRDSSAB) ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)