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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides services for children and youth whose emotional needs are so great that they cannot be met within the foster care system 
  • Offers 24-hour supervision to children in residential units 
  • Develops an individual plan of care for each resident and provides treatment as identified in the plan 
  • Provides case management and clinical services 
  • Coordinates clinical supports, such as tele-psychiatry, children’s mental health and psychological services according to the individual needs of the youth 
  • Ensures youth attend the regular school system or receive alternative education depending on the individual needs of the youth
Services provided for issues that can include: 
  • Anxiety Disorders 
  • Attachment Disorder 
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyperactivity 
  • Childhood Depression 
  • Oppositional Behaviour 
  • Running 
  • Separation
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Residential Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth with emotional needs that cannot be met within the foster care system
Application Apply through Firefly Northwest
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-7787
Toll Free Phone Fort Frances 1-800-465-7764 
Kenora 1-800-465-1100
After Hours Phone Answering Service, leave message and call will be returned within 30 minutes
Fax 807-274-6646
Primary Contact Receptionist; Phone: 807-274-7787 ext 5021
Alternate Contact Vince Kastrukoff, Director of Services, Children's Services; Phone: 807-223-5325 ext 3031; Fax: 807-223-5324; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 240 First St E, Suite 200
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1K5
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Intersection First St E and Mowat Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)