William W Creighton Youth Services

Site: Thunder Bay - Bruce McKitrick Centre

Service: Youth Justice Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Operates an eight-bed open custody group home which offers the following services:
Case Management 
  • Addresses areas of risk and the needs of the young person 
  • Sets out a plan for programs and services to reduce the risk to re-offend
Treatment Services 
Treatment services are integrated into the full range of rehabilitative programs and include: 
  • Psychological and psychiatric therapy 
  • Education 
  • Counselling for alcoholism 
  • Substance abuse 
  • Literacy 
  • Life skills 
  • Employment counselling 
  • Chaplaincy services 
  • Anger management 
  • Recreation  
  • Discharge planning
    Provides space for a classroom that is operated by the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board
Hours Services Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Visiting Times Thu 7:30 pm-9 pm, Sun 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Female youth who have been given an open detention and/or custody disposition by the Courts
Application Open custody imposed on youth by a Judge at time of sentencing
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone General Inquiries 807-345-4263 
Fax 807-344-2420
E-Mail shoshizaki@creightonyouth.com
Website www.creightonyouth.com
Primary Contact Sandy Hoshizaki, Secretary; Phone: 807-766-2909
Alternate Contact Michael Berardi, Supervisor of Youth Services; Phone: 807-766-2910; Email: mberardi@creightonyouth.com
Primary Executive Keith Zehr, Executive Director; Phone: 807-766-2906; Email: kzehr@creightonyouth.com
Site Location Just west of Lakehead University Field House on opposite side of the road; adjacent to the main Creighton Centre building
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1014 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V1
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Intersection Oliver Rd and Junot Ave S
Mailing Address PO Box 10632 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)