Description & Services
Description (Service) Responsible for a broad range of child welfare services including the following: 
  • 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 
  • Offers pregnancy counselling 
  • Assists adolescents to move into 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
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Bereavement Counselling
Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-5437
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-1100
After Hours Phone Answering Service, leave message and call will be returned within 30 minutes
Fax 807-467-5539
Primary Contact Receptionist; Phone: 807-467-5437 ext 2000
Alternate Contact Vince Kastrukoff, Director of Services, Children's Services; Phone: 807-223-5325 ext 3031; Fax: 807-223-5324;; Email:
Site Location Cameron Bay Children's Centre
Located In Community Kenora
Address 820 Lakeview Dr
Kenora, ON P9N 3P7
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Colonization Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)