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Children's Centre Thunder Bay
Parenting Programs

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 programs for parents, caregivers and families to help them develop the knowledge and skills to care for their child or youth

Programs offered include:

Circle of Security
  • Helps parents and caregivers develop stronger relationships with their child
  • Offered in a group setting
Family Connections
  • Helps parents and caregivers to understand and manage their teen's emotions and behaviours
  • Offered in a group setting
Tripe P (Positive Parenting Program)
  • Provides parents and caregivers with the skills and knowledge to build positive behviours in their children and gain confidence in their parenting abilities
Parent Support Groups
  • Offers support groups to parents to provide them with education and community connections
  • Provides a monthly Down Syndrome Parent Support Group
Supervised Access Program
  • Facilitates access between children and their parents or caregiver through visits or exchanges
  • Offers a safe environment where visits and exchanges can take place

Hours of Operation
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8 am-8 pm
Varies for each program
Application Process
For more information or to make a referral, call 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 23, 2020

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