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Children's Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay (The)

Family and Children's Services

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Description
  • Ensures the child's rights and best interests are protected, supported and monitored
  • Ensures that all social, emotional, and service needs are being met
Community Based Child Protection Program
  • Provides enhanced support programming on site at the June Lendrum Family Resource Centre
  • Carries out child protection intervention through a community based model
  • Assesses and connects families to needed services
Family Group Decision Making
  • Offers dispute resolution program
  • Offers a culturally sensitive decision making process that brings together the family group to develop a plan that meets the needs of the child's safety and well-being as well as the family's as a whole
  • Aims to better enable family groups to have a voice in developing and implementing plans that ensure the emotional and physical safety and well-being of children
Family Services Unit
  • Develops a collaborative service plan with families
  • Meets regularly with children and families
  • Advocates for services
  • Assists families in accessing needed services
Support Services
  • Provides transportation, supervision and/or coordination of access visits
  • Sets guidelines to ensure that frequency and length of visits are appropriate
  • Schedules regular access (as long as there remains the possibility of family reunification)
Comments
  • Temporary Care Agreement: The child is placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society on a voluntary basis by the caregiver
  • Society Wardship: The child is court ordered into the temporary care of the Children's Aid Society
  • Crown Wardship: The child is made a permanent ward of the Children's Aid Society and could be placed for adoption
Eligibility
  • Children's Services: Children 17 years of age and younger, admitted into the care of the Society
  • Community Based Child Protection Program: Single parents and families who live in Lendrum Court and/or participating in the parenting services and support programs of June Lendrum Family Resource Centre
  • Family Group Decision Making: Individuals and families in dispute with their Child Welfare worker
  • Family Services Unit: Children and families involved with child protection services
  • Support Services: Individuals with children in care of the Society
Application Process
Contact Intake and Assessment
Toll Free
1-800-465-3905 - Intake and Assessment
Office
807-343-6100 - Intake and Assessment
Fax
807-343-0141
Web Site
http://www.thunderbaycas.ca/
Email
information@thunderbaycas.ca
Mailing Address
1110 Jade Court
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6M7
Canada
Languages
English
Executive Director
Carmela Hardy
Fees
None
Documents Required
Intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
August 5, 2022
Address
1110 Jade Court
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6M7
  • Located at Jade Court in Thunder Bay one block W of Balmoral St
  • Closest intersection is at Jade Court and Amber Dr
  • Situated past Dufresne Furniture and behind Superior Hyundai

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Intake and Assessment: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay District