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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides services for and by people with disabilities in the Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario region within the scope of the Independent Living Philosophy: Choice, Flexibility, and Control
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides programs and services for and by people with disabilities  
  • Empowers individuals with a disability to take control of their resources by utilizing information, support, skills and choices available to them 
  • Offers a non-clinical/non-medical, cross-disability approach to any person with any self-disclosed disability
Focuses on the following 4 core programs: 
  • Information and Networking 
  • Peer Support and Interaction 
  • Independent Living Skill Development 
  • Community Development
Hours Mon-Tue, Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Wed 9 am-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Boundaries Northwestern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with a disability, family members, friends or service providers
Application By phone, drop-in, mail or e-mail
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-577-6166
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-3153
Fax 807-577-6119
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Tom Pugliese, Executive Director; Phone: 807-577-6166 ext 1; Email:
Alternate Executive Jennie Gibbons, Employment Facilitator; Email:
Site Location Old Catholic School Board across from CBC Thunder Bay
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 212 Miles St E, Suite 103
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 1J6
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Intersection Miles St E and North St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)