Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)
Children's Centre Thunder Bay
Short Term Assessment and Treatment

Details
Contact
Map
Description
Offers a six bed live-in treatment program that provides a safe, structured home-like environment for children/youth who are in severe crisis

Provides a 90 day treatment and assessment service intended to:
  • Stabilize a youth's high risk behaviour
  • Allow for a complete comprehensive assessment
  • Actively engage the youth and their family and/or the support system in treatment
  • Assist youth to successfully transition back into their family and community

Placement is re-assessed at regular intervals to determine if a treatment extension is required
Eligibility
Children and youth who:
  • Are experiencing severe social, behavioral and/or emotional difficulties
  • Are exhibiting psychiatric difficulties
  • Require a comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Are at high risk of self-harm and suicide, and
  • Whose family is in acute crises and is at imminent risk of breaking down
Children are NOT eligible to receive service if they are medically unstable, and/or:
  • Have family who refuse to participate or consent to service
  • Exhibit such extreme behaviours that they cannot be managed safely within the live-in setting and staffing resources
  • Have special needs that require an alternative service and/or would benefit from a less intrusive service
  • Do not have a discharge plan


Age Requirements: Ages: 10 year(s) - 18 year(s);
Application Process
For more information or to make a referral, contact either the main office at 807-343-5000 or the Access Network at 1-855-486-5037
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Social Media
Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 13, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update
Share: