Thunder Bay Counselling

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Choices

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Description & Services
Public Comments Program facilitated through the Thunder Bay Counselling in partnership with St Joseph's Care Group and Children’s Centre Thunder Bay. 
The sessions are led by community mentors and are held weekly for 10 weeks.
Description (Service)
  • Offers a free social skills program for young people aged 12-17 that supports youth to find the right direction in life 
  • Encourages youth to think and act positively, feel more confident and learn healthy coping strategies with other young people 
  • Group sessions are held every week for 10 weeks and are led by community role models; evening and daytime sessions are available 
    Youth will talk about and explore topics including: 
    • Communication 
    • Decision Making 
    • Goal Setting 
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs 
    • Coping Skills 
    • Relationships 
    • Self-Respect 
    • Social Media
Hours Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Evening appointments may be available upon request
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Youth who may be experiencing difficulties at home, school, or in the community
Application Call to register
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-1880
Toll Free Phone 1-888-204-2221
TTY Phone 807-684-1880
Fax 807-344-3782
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Pia Heikkinen, CHOICES Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-684-1871; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator 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
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; United Way