Firefly

Site: Kenora - Head Office

Service: Rehabilitation Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides rehabilitation services and supports for infants, children and youth with physical, developmental, communication or multiple special needs 
  • Provides services through a multi-disciplinary team with a focus on helping participants to achieve their full potential 
  • Offers an assessment and individualized plan for rehabilitation depending on child's needs, parents and caregivers, and resources available in community 
  • Collaborates with others involved in child's life including but not limited to families, daycares, educational staff and health care providers 
 
Provides services in the following areas:
 
Occupational Therapy (OT) 
  • Provides suggestions and referrals for children having difficulty with self-care skills (feeding, toileting), productivity (printing, colouring) and play skills 
  • Can also provide training and education to groups upon request
 
Physiotherapy (PT) 
  • Provides assessment, counselling and education for children having difficulty with physical abilities and movement such as rolling, crawling, sitting, walking, climbing and jumping 
  • Determines child's level of functioning and can provide treatment plans, individual or group direct therapy, suggestions for specialized equipment, home programs for use by parents, daycare and school staff, and continuation of the plan of care by another worker under the monitoring of the therapist
 
Speech-Language Pathology 
  • Works in partnership with caregivers, physicians, educators, and health care providers to prevent, identify and treat speech, language, hearing and swallowing disorders 
  • Services can be accessed through a variety of programs such as North Words, Pediatric Rehabilitation Outreach Program, Child Development Services, Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) and the Northwest Catholic District School Board
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Children and youth having difficulty in any areas of development
Application
  • Initial assessment required 
  • Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-5437
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-7203
Fax 807-467-5444 or 807-467-5553
Website www.fireflynw.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Ursula Wehner, Director of Rehabilitation Services; Email: uwehner@fireflynw.ca
Primary Executive Karen Ingebrigtson, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-467-5437 ext 2301; Email: kingebrigtson@fireflynw.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 820 Lakeview Dr
Kenora, ON P9N 3P7
 
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Belle Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS); Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)