Lakehead Social Planning Council

Site: Lakehead Social Planning Council

Service: 211 Northern Region Contact Centre

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a comprehensive information and referral centre providing information on related government, community, health and social services 
  • Operates the 211 service for Northern Ontario 
  • Maintains a computerized database of human services 
  • Provides comprehensive information and referral over the telephone through the 211 service to assist persons in accessing appropriate programs and services 
  • Offers walk-in information and referral services
 
Publishes the following print directories: 
  • Hard Times Hand Book
Hours Helpline Mon-Sun 24 hours * Walk-in Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Emails are responded to Mon-Fri 7 am-7 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or email * walk-in service during office hours, no appointment necessary
Languages English ; Ukrainian -- Staff member
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Helpline 2-1-1 * Administration 807-624-1720
Toll Free Phone Helpline 1-866-624-1729 * Administration 1-877-586-5638
Fax 807-625-9427
E-Mail questions@211north.ca
Website www.211north.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Kristen Tomcko, Supervisor - 211/Community Information
Alternate Executive Marie Klassen, Director of Services
Site Location Victoriaville Centre
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 125 Syndicate Ave S, Ste 38
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6H8
 
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Intersection Donald St E and Archibald St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Funding Regional / Municipal - District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (The) ; Fundraising ; United Way