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Children's Centre Thunder Bay
School Services

The Children's Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am-4:30 pm and is accepting referrals.  They are providing in person appointments where social distancing can be followed.  Masks are available and they will screen prior to any appointments.  Call the office at 807-343-5000 for more information.

School-Based Services
  • Provides immediate counselling services to students within their school
  • Offered at the three school boards in Thunder Bay (Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, Lakehead Public Schools, and Conseil scolaire de district des Aurores boréales)

Day Treatment Program
  • Offers a school-based Day Treatment program to help children and youth who are struggling in the classroom due to social, emotional, and/or behavioural issues
  • Provides mental health services and a modified academic program consisting of a shorter school day and two specialized classrooms
  • Support is provided by a board certified teacher, Child and Youth Workers, and a Social Worker
  • Offered in collaboration with the Lakehead Public School Board and the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board
Hours of Operation
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
School Services
  • Children and youth

Day Treatment Program
  • Students in grades 2 to 5
Application Process
School Services
  • Contact the child's school, the Access Network, or the Children's Centre office
Day Treatment Program
  • Referrals are accepted through the child's school with parental consent
  • Contact the child's teacher or principal for information
Documents Required
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On June 24, 2020

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