Description
Description (Service) Helpline and services for Women survivors of sexual assault including:  
 
referral and advocacy * counselling * crisis concerns * drop-in program * court, police, or hospital accompaniment services * public education  
 
Sexual Assault Therapy program - holistic recovery for women, 16 years and up, and their families offering: crisis intervention * individual and group therapy * community education and referrals * consultation with other stakeholders 
 
Sexual Assault Intervention for Living (SAIL) program - individual and group psychotherapy utilizing cognitive behavioural approaches and trauma intervention * Women begin the long term counselling program attending SAIL 1 - 3 workshops in which you are not required to give your name or information in the workshop - this leads into the therapy programs. 
 
Regular drop-ins available for all women, providing speakers, crafts, networking opportunities, etc.:  
Daisy Chain Drop In held in South River at Chalmers United Church - most Thursdays 10-12 noon 
Parry Sound Womyn's Drop In held at 17 James St. Parry Sound - most Wednesdays, 10-12 noon 
 
Survivor to Survivor Peer Mentorship program - Women 16+ survivors of sexual assault may be matched with a Survivor Mentor for individual support in her own community. Contact us for availability of this program.
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Crisis: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Females/people who identify as females and their families who have experienced the trauma of sexual assault
Application Call * if individual wishes to be called, email or send a message on facebook * Contact Linda Clarke at 705 646-2122 or linda@daphnewymn.com for information on Daisy Chain drop-in, contact Athena Vethanayagam at 705 774-9083 or athena@daphnewymn.com for information on PS Womyn's Drop In
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
17 James St
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1T4
 
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Physical Access Not Accessible ; Building is accessible with a lift. Call to arrange to have it ready * washroom is not accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-774-9083
Toll Free Phone 1-877-851-6662
Crisis Phone Women's Sexual Assault Help Line Daily 24hr: 1-800-461-2929
Fax 705-774-9728
E-Mail lauren@daphnewymn.com
Website www.mpssas.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Muskoka-Parry-Sound-Sexual-Assault-Services
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com//@mpssas1
Primary Contact Athena Vethanayagam, Parry Sound Area Co-ordinator; Email: athena@daphnewymn.com
Alternate Contact Diane Kalverda, Sexual Assault Therapist; Phone: accepts texts (Cell) 705-783-8882
Primary Executive Lauren Power, Executive Director; Phone: 705-646-2122; Email: lauren@daphnewymn.com
Mailing Address 29 Manitoba St, Ste 1 
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1S4

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