Survivor to Survivor Peer Mentorship Program

DuRING THE COVID-19 PERIOD, mentors are still actively working with mentees - by phone, online video zoom, or face to face through outdoor walks or park visits, if both people are comfortable.

NEW REFERRALS can still be accepted by contacting Karen Tooze at the program phone below.  

Our mentor meetings are carrying on over zoom at this time.

MENTEES CAN ALSO ACCESS THE 24/7 HELPLINE AT 1 800 461-2929 or the online chat on our website.

Our program Final Evaluation Report is now available.  Thanks to Dr. Anne Wagner for all her work and to everyone who participated in the program from 2016-2021.  View the evaluation at:


Survivor to Survivor – survivors of sexual assault become mentors to other women survivors in their communities. Matching people with shared experiences as a way to help them heal. 

Mentors are available for those who would like a one to one experience with another survivor throughout both districts.  Your mentor is also available to come to your community.


If you are interested in having or being a mentor please contact:


Karen Tooze,

Peer Mentorship Coordinator at

705 783-8882 (call or text)



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Want to know more about the program? Watch our short film. Click Here to watch.