Lake of The Woods District Hospital

Site: Lake of The Woods District Hospital

Service: Sexual Assault, Partner Abuse and Safe Kids Program

Description & Services
Public Comments The program works in conjunction with the hospital Emergency Department 
  • When an individual is admitted to the Emergency Department, the Triage Nurse or Emergency Room Nurse will provide information on the services of the Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse program 
  • Upon arriving one may also ask to talk with the Nurse Examiner from the Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse and SafeKids program 
  • The emergency room staff will contact the on-call Nurse
Description (Service) Provides services to victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and sexual/physical violence 
  • Responds to physical, psychological, social and medico-legal needs 
  • Provides community education
 
Coordinates direct services including: 
  • Crisis counselling 
  • Immediate and follow-up nursing care 
  • Medical care and treatment of injuries 
  • Sexual Assault Evidence Kit by request 
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing and treatment 
  • Collaboration, liaison with other community agencies to provide child sexual assault and physical abuse services
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Victims of sexual assault, physical and/or domestic violence of any age
Application Required services provided during visit at Emergency Department
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-9861
Fax 807-468-2148
E-Mail satp@lwdh.on.ca
Website www.lwdh.on.ca
Primary Contact Kathleen Fitzgerald, Manager Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse and Safekids Program; Phone: 807-468-9861 ext 2428; Email: kfitzgerald@lwdh.on.ca
Site Location Directly across from the Kenora Harbourfront
Located In Community Kenora
Address 21 Sylvan St W
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
 
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Intersection Sylvan St W and Wolsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)
Meetings Advisory Committee: Quarterly as needed