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Children's Centre Thunder Bay
Short Term Assessment and Treatment Unit

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.
  • Offers a 90 day, six bed live-in treatment program that provides a safe, structured home-like environment for children/youth who are in severe crisis
  • Reassess the child/youth at regular intervals to determine if a treatment extension is required
Services provided are intended to:
  • Stabilize high risk behaviours
  • Allow for comprehensive assessment and treatment
  • Actively engage the child/youth and their family
  • Assist with the successful transition back home
Hours of Operation
Office Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8 am-6 pmLive-in services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Children and youth between 10 to 18 years of age who are experiencing any of the following:
  • A severe crisis
  • Behvioural difficulties
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • High risk of self-harm
Application Process
For more information or to make a referral, contact either the office or the Access Network
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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