Crisis Centre North Bay

Site: Nipissing Detention Centre

Service: Detention Centre

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates an 8 bed youth justice residence 
  • Provides a full range of life skills training on site and supervised in the community where possible 
  • Provides an on-site education program through the Near North District School Board 
  • Residents are required to participate in a full day program September through June, and half day program through the summer months 
  • Coordinates with the youth's home school in an effort to provide continuity of the youth's education plan 
  • Assists residents in understanding their rights and responsibilities and ensuring legal representation in court 
  • Provides behaviour reports to the court or probation services upon request
Offers specialized programming including but not limited to 
  • Anger management 
  • Character education 
  • Effective problem solving 
  • Literacy training 
  • Substance abuse 
  • Provides open detention and open custody services  
  • Provides full school program for all residents  
  • Offers full range of life skills and recreational programming in the residence and in the community where possible  
  • Advocates for residents ensuring that they understand their basic rights, including the right to legal representation in court
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Nipissing District ; Parry Sound District ; Timiskaming District
Boundaries Surrounding communities within the districts of Nipissing, Parry Sound, Muskoka, and Temiskaming
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Application Referrals are only accepted from the courts
Languages English ; French
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-474-6488
Fax 705-494-9947
Located In Community North Bay
Address 45 Pinewood Park Dr
North Bay, ON P1B 8Z4
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Intersection Pinewood Park Dr and Decaire Rd
Mailing Address c/o Crisis Centre North Bay 
Box 1407 
North Bay, On P1B 8K6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)