Health Sciences North

Site: Sudbury - Ramsey Lake Rd

Service: Violence Intervention and Prevention Program

Description & Services
Public Comments At the Emergency Department, the VIPP nurse will respond within 30-45 minutes to meet with you to discuss your treatment and forensic options. Assessment is confidential.
Description (Service) Provides 24-hour emergency services to adults experiencing immediate, intimate partner violence and sexual assault
These services include: 
  • Evidence collection 
  • Forensic documentation and photography 
  • Initial and follow-up counselling and referral 
  • Medical intervention and prophylaxis
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-10 pm 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Greater Sudbury
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
The time between the actual incident and presenting to the program should be less than 72 hours
  • No referral required 
  • Individuals who have experienced violence and require services may present at the Emergency Department and ask for the VIPP Nurse to be paged 
  • Individuals seeking counselling services are advised to contact the program directly for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-675-4743
Toll Free Phone 1-866-469-0822
Fax 705-675-4781
Site Location Ramsey Lake Health Centre Emergency Department
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 41 Ramsey Lake Rd, South Tower, Level 1
Sudbury, ON P3E 5J1
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1991