William W Creighton Youth Services

Site: Kenora - Creighton Youth Centre

Service: Youth Justice Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Visiting and phone calls are restricted to immediate family or guardian, lawyers and agency workers
Description (Service) Operates a youth custody and detention facility 
  • Provides 24-hour supervison and rehabilitation programs and services to encourage positive lifestyle 
  • Arranges family and community involvement as much as possible 
  • Facilitates visits with parents and siblings
Services provided are:
  • Assigns a prime worker to each youth who arranges for their needs in areas such as medical, legal and clothing 
  • Acts as liaison between youth and parents and agencies
  • Operates 2 classrooms through the Keewatin-Patricia Board of Education 
  • Provides class instruction to youth
  • Arranges a doctor's examination to ensure good health 
  • Makes follow-up appointments with specialists, dentists, optometrist and other health professionals as needed
Observation and Evaluation 
  • Conducts 24-hour observations and behavioural assessments to determine required needs and best helps for each youth
  • Offers a large variety of supervised recreational activities for open-custody youth on the premises and in community 
  • Offers activities for secure-custody youth in the outdoor yard of facility or in the multipurpose room
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Communities in Grand Council Treaty #3
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Youth in conflict with the law and have been sentenced to either open custody, secure custody or on orders to reside
Application Referrals accepted: 
  • Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) or 
  • From police with a court order signed by a judge or a Justice of the Peace admitting a youth to detention or custody
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-8859
Toll Free Phone 1-866-767-8241
Fax 807-548-3062
E-Mail info@creightonyouth.com
Website www.creightonyouth.com
Located In Community Kenora
Address 436 Rabbit Lake Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 4M3
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Intersection Rabbit Lake Rd and Ritchie Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator to all levels
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)