Children's Centre Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Infant and Child Services

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides developmental, psychological assessments 
  • Offers family-centred assessments and interventions that aim to strengthen the parent's/guardian's ability to enhance the child's well being and development 
  • Develops individualized, personalized and developmentally appropriate intervention plan in conjunction with the family 
  • Provides developmental screening, assessment and intervention 
  • Provides social skills training for children 
  • Provides information on the child's developmental needs and advises of activities that will stimulate child's development when needing social, emotional, or behavioural intervention 
  • Offers a Down Syndrome Support Group who meets monthly
Hours Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Children experiencing: 
  • Delays in development for organic or environmental reasons 
  • "At risk" of delay  
  • Serious or significant behavioural/emotional problems as a result of separation/divorce, sexual or physical abuse, family violence, attention deficit disorder, multi-problem families 
  • Established risks related to medical disorders (Down Syndrome) 
  • Biological risks related to or early developmental events that may have affected the central nervous system (prenatal, perinatal) 
  • Psychosocial risk related to environments which fail to or have difficulty in responding adequately to the infant's physical, developmental and or socio-emotional needs (attachment difficulties)
Application Third party referrals are accepted with parental consent
Languages English ; French ; Farsi - Staff person
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-5000
Fax 807-345-0444
Primary Contact Joanna Sutton, RECE, Infant/Child Development Worker, Down Syndrome Support Group; Phone: 807-343-5028
Alternate Contact Renee Monsma, Manager, Infant and Child Services; Phone: 807-343-5042; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 283 Lisgar St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G6
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Intersection Lisgar St and Water St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit