St Joseph's Care Group

Site: Sister Margaret Smith Centre

Service: Youth Addictions

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides services to educate and empower clients to make informed decisions about drug and alcohol use or gambling
Residential and Day Treatment Program 
  • Provides a five-week intensive substance abuse treatment program for youth 
  • Utilizes a harm reduction, cognitive behavioural approach to recovery, which focuses on changing behaviour through examining beliefs and values 
  • Offers group therapy, individual counselling, education sessions, and life skill development, introduction to self help, leisure and recreation opportunities, and relapse prevention
Community Based Services
Coordinates services with Thunder Bay Integrated Youth Services to provide the following: 
  • Education and screening 
  • Drug and alcohol assessment 
  • Brief individual counselling 
  • Youth gambling 
  • Early intervention program 
  • Early prevention program  
  • Community presentations 
  • Continuing care program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Residence Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
  • Individuals with substance abuse problems 
  • Priority given to Thunder Bay residents
  • Referrals will be accepted from the medical community, social service agencies, parents and self 
  • Those under 16 must have consent form signed by parent or guardian 
  • Call to make appointment for pre-admission interview
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-5100
Toll Free Phone 1-866-346-0463
Fax 807-622-1779
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 301 Lillie St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 0A6
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Intersection Lillie St N and Walnut St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care