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Alternate Name CV19 ; HT1 ; Rape Crisis Centre ; RCC ; Renfrew County Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Support Centre ; SAC ; Sexual Assault Centre ; WSAC
Former Name Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Centre
Legal Name Renfrew County Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Support Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Pembroke
Address & Map
Unlisted address
Pembroke, ON K8A 6Y6
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Mailing Address Box 1274 
Pembroke, ON K8A 6Y6
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Wheelchair; Washrooms
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID19 (April 2020): In-person services suspended * crisis line and peer support counselling continue via phone 
Community-based rape crisis centre * provides 24-Hour Support and Crisis Line information and referral to survivors of sexual violence at any time in their lives * their families and all the communities of Renfrew County * free public speaking events * in-service education * lending materials * workshops on sexual violence and support issues * serving women over the age of 16 * who have or are experiencing sexual violence and for those supporting them * supports families with LGBT questions (lesbian * gay * bisexual and transgender) * calls accepted from men for referral support
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women over the age of 16, who have experienced or are experiencing sexual violence, and for those supporting them
Application Apply by telephone
Languages English ; French - French resource materials
Fees None
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Women ; Sexual Assault Counselling ; Sexual Assault Hotlines ~ Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Sexually Abused Adults
Waiting List None
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-735-5551
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-9018
Crisis Phone 613 area code may call 1-800-663-3060
Fax 613-735-8722
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Jancy Brown, Communications Coordinator; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Bev Ritza, Volunteer and Crisis Line Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive JoAnne Brooks, Centre Director
Other Details
Funding Provincial ; Grants - Renfrew County Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Support Centre ; Donations
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website, Pamphlets, Lending Library, Social Media
Accreditation No

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