Description & Services
Public Comments NOTE: If there is excessive patient volume, doors will close 15 minutes prior to the posted closing times
Description (Service) Offers a methadone maintenance program for opiate addicts based on an intensive outpatient model, over a 12-24 month period
 
Includes: 
  • Initial intake screening procedure 
  • A signed treatment contract 
  • Focused medical examination 
  • Appropriate lab tests 
  • Initial as well as ongoing supervised urinalysis 
  • Weekly group and individual therapy 
  • Regular medical follow-ups and supervision 
  • Regular daily Methadone dosing 
  • Treatment of addiction related illness and/or diseases (such as Hepatitis C and HIV infection) 
  • After care program
 
  • Partnered with The Maternity Centre to provide prenatal and antenatal care, education and support to mothers suffering addiction
 
Also offers onsite, in partnership with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit: 
  • Needle Exchange Program 
  • Naloxone Overdose Response Program - a lifesaving medication that can quickly restore the breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid pain medication
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-12:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
  • Individuals with an opiate addiction 
  • Must have a valid Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) card
Application
  • Intake assessment is required; call for more information 
  • A physician, psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, addiction counsellor, or other health care professional can call on behalf of an individual
Languages English
Fees Program - Individuals without coverage must pay a monthly cash payment ; None - Covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Program(OHIP), a Status Card, or Ontario Disability Pension
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-2900
After Hours Phone 807-622-2900 follow on call instructions
Fax 807-622-2969
E-Mail info@oatc.ca
Website www.oatc.ca
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Site Location White Cedar Heath Centre
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address White Cedar Health Centre
125 Vickers St
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1J2
 
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Intersection Vickers St S and Donald St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Fees