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William W Creighton Youth Services
Youth Justice Services, Thunder Bay
JJ Kelso Centre

  • Functions as a secure custody and detention program for female youth
  • Determines whether the youth is in a medium security program or a maximum security program
  • Provides support programs and services to meet the physical, educational, psychological, social, recreational, cultural and spiritual needs of youth
  • Helps youth identify unmet needs, risk factors, and enhance protective factors so they make a successful transition back to the community
  • Offers a school program that works in conjunction with the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board

Program components include:
  • Access to a nurse practitioner
  • Anger management
  • Case management
  • Community integration
  • Family intervention
  • Interpersonal problem-solving
  • Substance abuse
  • Victim awareness
Hours of Operation
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
  • Female youth
  • Court order

Age Requirements: Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s);
Application Process
Call for information
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(30) Provincial Government
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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