Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic, staff are working remotely and full services are available. Messages can be left on office numbers and are retrieved daily on business days. New referrals are being accepted. We will assist service users with technology needed to access our programs if this is a barrier. Women, trans and non binary folks who have experienced sexual assault can receive crisis and long term counselling through phone or online support.  
 
A new live chat service is available through mpssas.org 
 
Regular 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, trans and non binary people, 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 Thu 10 am-12 noon 
Parry Sound Womyn's Drop In held at 17 James St. Parry Sound - most Wed 10 am-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 * If you would like a mentor contact either office or Jeanine Spring at 705-783-8882
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 
 
Women, trans and non binary people 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@mpssas.com for information on Daisy Chain drop-in, contact Suzanne Smoke at 705 774-9083 or suzanne@mpssas.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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Intersection James St and Bowes St
Mailing Address c/o Lauren Power MPSSAS 
29 Manitoba St, Ste 1 
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1S4
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Building is accessible with a lift. Call to arrange to use the lift.
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-774-9083
Toll Free Phone 1-877-851-6662
Crisis Phone Sexual Assault Help Line Daily 24 hours: 1-800-461-2929
Fax 705-774-9728
E-Mail lauren@mpssas.com
Website www.mpssas.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/mpssas
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/mpssas1
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com//@mpssas1
Primary Contact Suzanne Smoke, Area Co-ordinator; Email: suzanne@mpssas.com
Alternate Contact Elyse Graf, Sexual Assault Therapist; Phone: accepts texts (Cell) 705-783-8882
Primary Executive Lauren Power, Executive Director; Phone: 705-646-2122; Email: lauren@mpssas.com

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