Site: Atikokan Branch

Service: Individual and Family Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides Intake and Service Coordination for children's service agencies and adult developmental services
Children's Case Manager Program 
  • Provides information and referrals to other services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, counselling, psychology, telepsychiatry, child development and community integration 
  • Provides case management to ensure children and youth are provided with services they require in a coordinated, effective and efficient manner
Adult Protective Service Worker Program 
  • Provides support to adults with a developmental disability who are living on their own so that they may live as independently, safely and securely as possible in the community 
  • Offers advocacy to develop greater independence and inclusion in the community 
  • Provides case management to ensure that individuals are provided with services they require in a coordinated, effective and efficient manner
Planned Out-of-Home Respite 
  • Provides funding for the family to hire a respite worker to care for their high needs child outside of the family home 
  • Enables families to rest, attend to personal needs, or participate in outside activities 
Head Office is located in Kenora
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikokan ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mine Centre ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Seine River First Nation
Eligibility Children's Case Manager Program
Children 0-18 years of age
Adult Protective Service Worker Program 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a developmental disability 
  • Must satisfy diagnostic criteria
Planned Out-of-Home Respite 
  • Children who have high, multiple, special needs 
  • Children under 18 years of age and living at home with their parents 
  • Must have more than one disability related need resulting from a physical and/or developmental disability 
  • Requires support for participation in activities of daily living, school and play
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Adult Protective Services Worker Program must be accessed through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) (1-855-376-6673)
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-4528
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-7203
Fax 807-597-4484
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Shelley Dion, Case Manager, Atikokan Office
Alternate Contact Dawn Lessard, Manager of Coordinated Service Planning, Atikokan Office; Phone: 807-597-4528 ext 2; Email:
Site Location Across the street from laundromat
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 211 Main St W
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
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Intersection Main St W and Marks St
Mailing Address PO Box 2309 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible from street level with automatic button door; Parking -- No designated parking space; Washroom -- Accessible with bar in washroom
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)