Summit Community Foster Care

Service: Community Foster Care

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Functions as a human services agency that provides residential programs as well as behavioural and social needs assessments for children and youth
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a human services agency that provides residential programs as well as behavioural and social needs assessments for children and youth 
  • Offers therapeutic foster homes, ranging from two to six beds in a home, and groups children with similar needs, such as age, developmental needs, interests, risks, mental health and behavioural needs 
  • Teaches children the skills necessary to cope in their homes and in the community 
  • Facilitates educational workshops and seminars
 
Residential Program 
Provides the following services to children and youth who are unable to live at home or on their own: 
  • 24 hour on-call support services for crisis intervention 
  • Behavioural assessments 
  • Clinical support and training 
  • Community based activities and recreational programs  
  • Comprehensive home studies for foster homes  
  • Comprehensive case management 
  • Emergency, respite, short, and long-term care 
  • Goal Planning 
  • Independent living assessments and training  
  • Individual counselling 
  • Psychological assessment services 
  • Social skills assessments and skills streaming group sessions  
  • Weekly therapeutic groups
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
 
Residential Program 
Children and youth who require out of home placements
Application
  • Most referrals made from Children's Aid Society 
  • Referrals from other community agencies and child welfare organizations are accepted 
  • Individuals and other agencies who wish to make a referral to the residential program are requested to fill out the referral form and return it by fax or e-mail
 
After a referral has been made, there will be an intake process that includes a tour of the home and meeting the staff
Languages English
Fees Service
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-253-7343
Fax 705-253-3871
Website www.summitcommunityfostercare.com
Primary Executive Pauline, Director and Foster Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-253-7343 ext 120
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 271 Cathcart St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1E5
 
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Intersection Cathcart St and Huron St
Mailing Address c/o Summit Community Foster Care Inc. 
PO Box 24067 
Market Mall 
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6C 6G7
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)