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Description & Services
Description (Service) Responsible for a broad range of child welfare services 
  • Provides in-home support, counselling, education and advocacy 
  • Protects children through prompt investigations of abuse and neglect 
  • Provides alternate placements for children unable to reside within their own families 
  • Prepares and places children for adoption 
  • Provides pregnancy counselling 
  • Assists adolescents to move to independence 
  • Provides extended care and maintenance to former crown wards 
  • Provides counselling and care to developmentally challenged children 
  • Recruits, trains, orientates, and supports foster parents 
  • Supports and counsels adoptive parents 
  • Assists adult adoptees searching for birth parents
Bereavement Counselling 
  • Provides individual counselling with family involvement 
  • Offers counselling based on client needs
Head office located in Kenora
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1:15 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikokan ; Mine Centre
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth younger than 18 years of age
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-2700
Toll Free Phone Kenora Head Office 1-800-465-1100 
Fort Frances Office 1-800-465-7764
After Hours Phone 807-597-2700: press 1 (Leave message and call will be returned within 30 minutes)
Fax 807-597-6920
Primary Contact Mellisa Gallagher, Receptionist and Program Assistant; Phone: 807-597-2700 ext 4000; Email:
Alternate Contact Jenny Billings, Children's Services Supervisor; Phone: 807-597-2700 ext 4024; 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 2050 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)