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Description & Services
Description (Service) New Foundations (Skills Development Program) 
  • Provides employment, education, social activities, housing support, advocacy, and brief case management to people with mental health issues in order to achieve recovery in every aspect of their living
Intake and Referral 
  • Provides current information about mental health, addictions and community services 
  • Completes assessments for all Skills Development clients 
  • Makes appropriate referrals to services both internal and external to CMHA
Hours Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-6 pm * Sat 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with mental health concerns
  • Referrals are accepted from individuals, families, and other agencies 
  • Individuals are required to attend an intake session with the Intake and Referral Worker
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-5564
Fax 807-345-4458
Primary Contact Brenda Atwood, Manager; Phone: 807-345-5564 ext 330; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 200 Van Norman St
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4B8
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Intersection Van Norman St and St Paul St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integrated Network (NWLHIN) ; Fundraising