Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Thunder Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 2
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
 
Offers services, ongoing support and education to enhance the lives of young children and families 
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions 
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions 
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, areas of injury prevention, and the mental health of the child 
  • Provides services that allow for skill teaching, ongoing support and education as a means to assist families in the healing process 
  • Offers drop-in parent and child programs for families and caregivers of children
 
Programs include: 
  • Parent and Tot Drop-In Program 
  • Parenting Program with workshops which include input from members and child care for children 
  • Healthy Lifestyles for family members wanting information on traditional ways 
  • Cultural events and community gatherings
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Boundaries From Thunder Bay, North to Armstrong, West to English River, South to Saganaga Lake along Canada/US border, East to Simpson Island on Lake Superior
Eligibility
  • Métis individuals and families with children younger than 6 years of age 
  • Children younger than 6 years of age at-risk
Application
  • Intake assessment required  
  • Program requires advance registration
Languages English
Fees None ; Fee assistance available for Transportation: Bus passes available to adults attending programs.
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-5025
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-4889
Fax 807-623-7036
E-Mail thunderbaymetis@hotmail.com
Website www.thunderbaymetiscouncil.com
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Primary Contact CAP-C Coordinator; Phone: 807-624-5012
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Jean Camirand, Council President; Phone: 807-624-5024; Email: tboffice@metisnation.org
Site Location South Ward, former Royal Canadian Legion, Fort William Br 5 Bldg
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 226 May St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B4
 
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Intersection May St S and Arthur St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- no automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada