Firefly

Site: Kenora - Head Office

Service: Administration Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides programs and services with a focus on improving emotional, physical and developmental services for children, youth, adults and their families
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides programs and services with a focus on improving emotional, physical and developmental services for children, youth, adults and their families 
  • Provides intake and service coordination for children's service agencies and adult developmental services 
  • Offers follow-up services option to all clients ending services to enable professionals such as doctors to continue to provide assistance 
  • Provides public prevention education and training in areas such as parenting, family violence, separation and divorce 
  • Offers educational materials, pamphlets and a lending library as well as information and presentations on children's mental health issues
 
Programs and services include: 
  • Autism Services 
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (Healthy Starts) 
  • Case Management (Children's and Adult) 
  • Child and Family Intervention 
  • Child Development Program 
  • Infant and Child Development Services 
  • Rehabilitation Services 
  • Respite Services 
  • Supervised Access Services 
  • Treatment Foster Care 
  • Triple Play Program 
  • Youth Justice Services 
  • Youth Mental Health Court Worker Program 
  • Zero to Six Program
 
Best Start Hubs 
  • Administers the Best Start Hub program in the Kenora and Rainy River Districts 
  • Also provides mobile services in Minaki and Sioux Narrows
 
Child Care 
  • Operates 4 licensed child care programs in Kenora 
  • Offers full-day and before and/or after school programs 
  • Offers an integrated program at 2 locations for children with developmental/physical disabilities
 
Telepsychiatry 
  • Coordinates the provision of psychiatric consultations with the Division of Child Psychiatry at the University of Toronto through confidential video conferencing 
  • Submits a written report to client's counsellor and/or doctor
 
Administers branch offices in: 
  • Atikokan 
  • Dryden 
  • Fort Frances 
  • Red Lake 
  • Sioux Lookout
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Intake assessment required for most services
 
Best Start Hubs
 
Information listed under Best Start by individual location
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-5437
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-7203
Fax 807-467-5444
Website www.fireflynw.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Executive Karen Ingebrigtson, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-467-5437 ext 2301; Email: kingebrigtson@fireflynw.ca
Alternate Executive Michelle Gaudet, Executive Assistant and Communications Officer; Phone: 807-467-5535 ext 2321; Email: mgaudet@fireflynw.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 820 Lakeview Dr
Kenora, ON P9N 3P7
 
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Belle Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS); Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)