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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers parenting and developmental support to families and individuals 
  • Provides home visits with flexible hours to assist with the challenges of parenting 
  • Offers developmental screening and assessments 
  • Gives support and assistance with behavioral problems 
  • Coordinates health, financial and educational services in the community 
  • Assists with the transition to school for special needs children 
  • Facilitates recreational and life skills programming 
  • Provides individual and family counselling
Facilitates the following parenting and family support programs
123 Magic 
  • Offers discipline techniques for effective parenting 
  • Outlines three simple steps for controlling obnoxious behaviour 
  • Encourages good behavior and strengthens the bond between parents and children
You Make the Difference 
  • Teaches skills to enrich child's development through positive everyday interaction 
  • Provides support for parents who have limited communication skills or feel isolated 
  • Assists families whose children's learning may be at risk
Triple P 
  • Offers a multi-level, parenting and family support strategy 
  • Prevents behavioral, emotional and developmental problems in children by enhancing the knowledge, skills and confidence of parents 
  • Suggests simple routines and small changes that can make a big difference to a family 
  • Helps parents understand the way their family works and uses the things that parents already say, think, feel and do in new ways that create a stable, supportive and harmonious family
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Families and children experiencing behavioural issues and/or diagnosed or are at risk for a developmental or sensory delay
Application Apply through Firefly Northwest
Languages English
Fees Service - Nominal charges for some of the parenting programs
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-7787
Toll Free Phone Fort Frances 1-800-465-7764 
Kenora 1-800-465-1100
Fax 807-274-6646
Primary Contact Receptionist; Phone: 807-274-7787 ext 5021
Alternate Contact Tami LeBlanc, Infant and Child Development Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-7787 ext 5010; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 240 First St E, Suite 200
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1K5
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Intersection First St E and Mowat Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)