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Thunder Bay (City of)

Junior Inclusion Services


Description
  • Promotes and ensures the successful participation in recreation for children and youth with disabilities
  • Provides free, limited support and facilitation for children and youth with disabilities who are accessing Recreation and Culture Children and Youth Programs, including summer programs Chippewa Summer Camps, Playgrounds, Canada Games Complex Adventurer's Camp, Kidventures and Youth Move
  • Provides support during the fall-spring programs of Learn to Swim (Volunteer Pool, Churchill Pool or the Canada Games Complex), Children's Programs at the Complex, the Neighbourhood Recreation Program and Youth Move
  • Staff are adaptable to modified forms of English such as written, gestures, and gazing
Eligibility
Children 18 years and under with any type of disability seeking recreational opportunities
Application Process
  • Participants are required to fill out a Participant Information Form (Junior Inclusion Services Intake Form) and JIS staff will conduct a home or site visit prior to the child/youth attending the program (only within City of Thunder Bay limits -- if living outside the limits, staff will arrange an alternative location to meet)
  • Participant Intake Form available on website; completed form can be faxed or dropped off at Community Services Department at Victoriaville Centre
Office
807-625-3220
Fax
807-625-3395
Web Site
https://www.thunderbay.ca/en/recreation/junior-inclusion-services.aspx
Languages
English, Other - Staff adaptable to modified forms of English such as written, gestures, and gazing
Contact
Sarah Smart, Program Supervisor - Children, Youth and Junior Inclusion Services
Email: sarah.smart@thunderbay.ca
Fees
Program - Vary
Documents Required
Participant Intake Form available on website; completed form can be faxed or dropped off at Community Services Department at Victoriaville Centre
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 7, 2022
Address
Victoriaville Civic Centre , 111 Syndicate Ave S
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 6S4
Located in Victoriaville Civic Centre near Donald St E
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Program times vary
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay