Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for the delivery of Child Care within the Thunder Bay district 
  • Provides a list of licensed child care facilities on website
 
Subsidized Day Care 
  • Provides financial assistance towards the cost of day nursery or private home day care services for parents, foster parents or legal guardians
 
Best Start Initiative 
  • Offers an expansion of quality and affordable child care and investments in every child's healthy early development, working in partnership with parents and families 
  • Complete listing of Best Start Hubs and Satellites 
 
Special Needs Resource Services 
  • Ensures that all children, regardless of need, can participate in the child care setting of their families' choice
 
Ontario Works Child Care 
  • Provides funding if available for Ontario Works recipients who are taking part in approved activities, to help pay for child care expenses in either Licensed Child Care Facilities or with Informal Care Providers
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Beardmore ; Geraldton ; Longlac ; Nakina
Eligibility Subsidized Day Care 
  • Income assessment required 
  • Qualifying families must be working, attending training or school or have a child with special needs 
  • Families are required to provide their most recent Notice of Assessment (NOA) or Reassessment or Canada Child Benefit Form (CCB)
 
Ontario Works Child Care 
  • Must be receiving Ontario Works and employed
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the office or online
 
Ontario Works Child Care 
  • Contact Income Maintenance Worker
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - based on income ; Fee assistance available for child care ; assistance is provided by District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board.
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-854-2511
Toll Free Phone 1-888-660-8822
TTY Phone 1-877-491-0825
Fax 807-854-2389
Website www.tbdssab.ca
Primary Contact Marnie Tarzia, Program Lead, Child Care Services
Primary Executive William Bradica, Chief Administrative Officer
Alternate Executive Lori Roulston, Director, Client Services
Located In Community Geraldton
Address 423 Main St, Unit 2
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
 
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Intersection Main St and Hogarth Ave
Mailing Address Box 1537 
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding City / Town - Thunder Bay ; Regional / Municipal - Greenstone ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Federal