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

Child Welfare Services


Description
Intake and Assessment
  • Receives child protection referrals in confidence from the community
  • Accepts allegations of child neglect and abuse
  • Serves as general intake for all other programs and services offered
Child Welfare
  • Investigates allegations of child abuse and child neglect to determine the safety of the family environment for children
Crisis Intervention and Counselling
  • Provides crisis intervention and counselling
  • Refers children or adult offenders to other commonly used services when and where needed
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for community members
  • Options for volunteers can include drivers, foster parents, parent aids, parent relief, recreation buddies, a special friend, tutoring, and sitting on a Volunteer Advisory Board

 
Comments
  • The objective for legitimate referrals is to provide intervention for families that will assist them in solving their own problems, so that the more intrusive services of child protection are not required
  • All child abuse investigations are conducted jointly with the police department having jurisdiction
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1:15 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Crisis Intervention and Counselling: Children and families traumatized by child abuse/neglect

Volunteers: Criteria vary by opportunity
Application Process
Contact Intake and Assessment
Fees
None
Documents Required
Intake assessment required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 20, 2021