Thunder Bay Counselling

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Child Protection Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Helps families develop plans for their children and youth when child protection services is concerned about their well-being 
  • Provides a free and voluntary service that can be faster and less complicated that going through court
Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) 
  • Brings together family members and service providers, including Child Protection Services, to develop plans that makes sure everyone is safe and well
Child Protection Mediation (CPMed) 
  • A mediator works with the family and the Child Protection Worker to talk through issues together and develop a plan for the child(ren) that addresses the concerns raised by Child Protection Services
Hours Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Evening appointments may be available upon request
Areas Served Algoma District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Families involved with Child Protection Services
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-1880
Toll Free Phone 1-866-504-0789
Fax 807-344-3782
Primary Contact Sheri Fata, Manager of Financial and Child/Youth Services; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 544 Winnipeg Ave
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3S7
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Intersection Winnipeg Ave and Memorial Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit