Thunder Bay (City of). Homes for the Aged
City of Thunder Bay Supported Living Services

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Operates a 100-unit seniors' supportive housing building
  • Owned by the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) who manages building rentals
  • Offers 24-hour non-medical support services to residents, managed by the City of Thunder Bay
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When the tenant's need for support exceeds the limitations of the Support Services Program, or when the tenant's safety is at risk, the tenant is requested to submit an application for long term care. The process may be initiated by contacting the North West LHIN (formerly NWCCAC)
Eligibility
  • Must be able to live independently within an apartment and require intermittent partial support to perform activities of daily living
  • Physician's form is required in order to access support services
Support Services Program cannot provide adequate support for seniors with:
  • history of severe alcohol and drug abuse causing a risk to self and others
  • active psychological or emotional problems resulting in behaviour which causes a risk to self or others
  • total assistance due to bladder or bowel incontinence
  • physical lifting or transferring in order to perform activities of daily living
  • health or medical problems requiring close professional supervision
  • cognitive impairment resulting in inability to direct others to meet support needs or inability to meet their personal safety/security needs (due to minimal staffing and lack of appropriate locked exits and door alarms throughout building)


Age Requirements: Ages: 60 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • An application form and a physicians form must be completed
  • Application forms for housing are available at the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board at 114 May St S, phone 807-766-2111
  • Application for the Support Services Program is completed through the City of Thunder Bay
  • For more information about the Support Services Program, individuals may contact the Support Office at Jasper Place at 807-684-2996
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Last Verified On May 24, 2019

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