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
 
 
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 8:30 am-4 pm * Sat, Sun 9 am-12 noon
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 807-577-3540
After Hours Phone 807-577-3540 follow on call instructions
Fax 807-577-3675
E-Mail info@oatc.ca
Website www.oatc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Site Location Located in the Westfort Clinic next to Bistro North
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 218 Frederica St W
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3W2
 
View Google Map
Intersection Frederica St W and Brown St
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Fees