St Joseph's Care Group

Site: Balmoral Centre

Service: Withdrawal Management

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Description & Services
Description (Service) 22 bed, medically supported Withdrawal Management Program
  • Provides a safe environment for individuals withdrawing from alcohol and/or drugs 
  • Assists clients with adjusting to a life without alcohol or other drugs 
  • Assists clients with making healthy decisions to change their lifestyles 
  • Helps clients to become aware of problems that result from using alcohol and other drugs
Back to Basics Recovery Group
  • Life skills training 
  • Education and awareness 
  • Relapse prevention strategies 
  • Facilitates access to community resources
Early Recovery Group 
  • Provides support for those who are struggling with a decision about committing to substance abuse treatment 
  • Works to increase motivation to persist with treatment goals
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Must be conscious, ambulatory and medically stable  
  • Individual is intoxicated, in active withdrawal, or in crisis which places them at high risk of relapsing
Early Recovery Group 
  • Individuals must be stable enough to engage in group discussions and have completed an alcohol and drug assessment
  • Referrals may be made by hospital, police or the individual 
  • Call to inquire if a bed is available, staff will complete a quick screening over the phone to ensure it is safe for the individual to detoxify at the Centre 
  • If an individual is referred or arrives with health concerns, they are referred for treatment to the emergency department 
  • Referrals can be made anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-6515
Fax 807-623-4988
Site Location Adjacent to Confederation College, Off Balmoral St
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Balmoral Centre
667 Sibley Dr
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6Z8
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Intersection Sibley Dr and Barton St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integrated Network (NWLHIN)