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Description & Services
Public Comments This project is a partnership between: 
Lakehead District School Board 
Lakehead Social Planning Council 
The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board 
Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board 
United Way of Thunder Bay
Description (Service) Provides free home telephone service to eligible low income parents/guardians of children enrolled in either the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board or the Lakehead District School Board
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility School referral required

Low income families who:
  • Have at least one child registered at, and attending on a full time basis, a school in either the Lakehead District School Board or the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board; AND
  • Cannot connect or maintain telephone services on their own; AND
  • Do not have an Emergency Contact telephone number on file with the school, or whose contact telephone number is to a friend, family member or pre-paid cellular telephone
Exceptions to the above eligibility criteria may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
Application Individuals must apply through their child's school

The following documentation is required:
  • Proof of income for all household members ages 18 and older
  • Proof of rent or mortgage
  • Identification for all household members regardless of age
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-1720
Toll Free Phone 1-877-586-5638
Fax 807-625-9427
Site Location Victoriaville Centre
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 125 Syndicate Ave S, Suite 38
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6H8
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Intersection Syndicate Ave S and Donald St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Multiple Sources