Firefly

Site: Fort Frances Branch

Service: Individual and Family Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides Intake and Service Coordination for children's service agencies and adult developmental services
 
Children's Case Manager Program 
  • Provides information and referrals to services and supports 
  • Provides case management to ensure that children and youth are provided with services they require in a coordinated, effective and efficient manner
 
Adult Community Case Manager Program 
  • Provides information and referrals to services and supports  
  • Offers advocacy to develop greater independence and inclusion in the community 
  • Provides case management to ensure that individuals are provided with services they require in a coordinated, effective and efficient manner
 
Planned Out-of-Home Respite 
  • Provides funding for the family to hire a respite worker to care for their child outside of the family home 
  • Enables families to rest, attend to personal needs, or participate in outside activities 
 
Head Office is located in Kenora
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Children's Case Manager Program
 
Children under 18 years of age
 
Adult Community Case Manager Program 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must satisfy diagnostic criteria
 
Planned Out-of-Home Respite 
  • Children who have high, multiple, special needs 
  • Children under 18 years of age and living at home with their parents 
  • Must have more than one disability related need resulting from a physical and/or developmental disability 
  • Requires support for participation in activities of daily living, school and play
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Adult Community Case Manager Program must be accessed through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)
(1-855-376-6673)
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-7787
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-7203
Fax 807-274-0482
Website www.fireflynw.ca
Primary Contact Jennifer Cawston, Adult Community Case Manager, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-270-0050 ext 5303
Alternate Contact Nathan Girodat, Case Manager, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-270-0050
Primary Executive Karen Ingebrigtson, Chief Executive Officer, Kenora Head Office; Phone: 807-467-5437 ext 2301; Fax: 807-467-5444; Email: kingebrigtson@fireflynw.ca
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 240 First St E, Ste 201
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 Community and Social Services (MCSS); Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)