Children's Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay (The)

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Family and Children's Services

Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Temporary Care Agreement: The child is placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society on a voluntary basis by the caregiver 
  • Society Wardship: The child is court ordered into the temporary care of the Children's Aid Society 
  • Crown Wardship: The child is made a permanent ward of the Children's Aid Society and could be placed for adoption
Description (Service)
  • Ensures the child's rights and best interests are protected, supported and monitored 
  • Ensures that all social, emotional, and service needs are being met
 
Community Based Child Protection Program 
  • Provides enhanced support programming on site at the June Lendrum Family Resource Centre 
  • Carries out child protection intervention through a community based model  
  • Assesses and connects families to needed services
 
Family Group Decision Making 
  • Offers dispute resolution program 
  • Offers a culturally sensitive decision making process that brings together the family group to develop a plan that meets the needs of the child's safety and well-being as well as the family's as a whole 
  • Aims to better enable family groups to have a voice in developing and implementing plans that ensure the emotional and physical safety and well-being of children
 
Family Services Unit 
  • Develops a collaborative service plan with families 
  • Meets regularly with children and families 
  • Advocates for services 
  • Assists families in accessing needed services
 
Support Services 
  • Provides transportation, supervision and/or coordination of access visits 
  • Sets guidelines to ensure that frequency and length of visits are appropriate  
  • Schedules regular access (as long as there remains the possibility of family reunification)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-Jun 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug 
Intake and Assessment Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Children's Services 
  • 16 years of age and under, admitted into the care of the society
 
Community Based Child Protection Program 
  • Single parents and families who live in Lendrum Court and/or participating in the parenting services and support programs of June Lendrum Family Resource Centre
 
Family Group Decision Making 
  • Individuals and families in dispute with their Child Welfare worker
 
Family Services Unit 
  • Children and families involved with child protection services
 
Support Services 
  • Individuals with children in care of the Society
Application Contact Intake and Assessment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Intake and Assessment: 807-343-6100
Toll Free Phone Intake and Assessment: 1-800-465-3905
Fax 807-343-0141
Website www.thunderbaycas.ca
Primary Executive Brad Bain, Executive Director
Site Location Balmoral Park
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1110 Jade Court
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6M7
 
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Intersection Jade Crt and Amber Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Elections Jun