Description & Services
Description (Agency) Functions as a one stop family centre, offering children and their families a place to meet, learn and grow together
Agency Services
Description (Service) Functions as a one stop family centre, offering children and their families a place to meet, learn and grow together
 
Babies Day Out Parent and Infant Drop In 
  • Provides resources and information from Early Childhood Education Workers and Public Health staff 
  • Offers stimulating experiences for parents and infants, such as circle time where parents sing songs and interact with their babies 
  • Coordinates discussions on topics concerning infant care, parenting and growth, and development that are relevant in a baby's first year
 
Caregiver Drop-In 
  • Provides a space for in home Child Care Providers to bring a group of children to engage in a variety of activities 
  • Offers opportunities for child care providers to engage in discussions regarding in home child care information 
  • Provides Early Childhood Education Workers on site who assist in coordinating activities
 
Playskills for Children with Autism 
  • Provides a social learning opportunity to connect with other 
    families who are facing similar challenges 
  • Supports and facilitates social interaction in children 
  • Encourages parents to make friends and establish play-dates outside of the group
 
Drop In 
  • Offers an opportunity for children to play and learn together through songs, stories, and fun activities 
  • Encourages parents and caregivers to engage in activities with their children
 
Just Me and My Dad Drop In 
  • Provides an opportunity for fathers to engage in activities with their children, network with other fathers, and prepare and share meals together
 
Note: Lead agency is Communities Together for Children

 
Good Food Box Host Site 
  • Provides a prearranged assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables on a monthly basis 
  • Functions as a food purchasing system making fresh fruits and vegetables available at a reduced price 
  • Food is available at prices equal or less than the cost at the supermarket through bulk purchasing and volunteer participation
Hours Babies Day Out Parent and Infant Drop In 
Thu 1 pm-3:30 pm
 
Caregiver Drop-In 
Wed 9:30 am–12 noon
 
Playskills for Children with Autism 
Call for schedule, not offered every Mon 6 pm–8 pm
 
Drop In 
Hours not specified, call for details
 
Just Me and My Dad Drop In 
1st Wed of each month, call for details
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
Babies Day Out Parent and Infant Drop In 
Newborns to 12 months of age and their parents
 
Caregiver Drop-In 
Children under 6 years of age and their caregivers
 
Playskills for Children with Autism 
Children with Autism up to 8 years of age and their families
 
Drop In 
Newborn to 6 years of age and parents or caregivers
Application Programs do not require registration
 
Good Food Box  
1st Thu of the month, boxes are ordered and paid for; 2nd last Thu of the month, boxes are picked up
Languages English
Fees Service - Good Food Box -- individual box is $15, family box is $25 ; None - programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-2379
Fax 807-622-3980
E-Mail info@ctbc.org
Website www.ctctbay.org/programs/locations.htm
Primary Contact Kim Couch; Email: kim_couch@ctctbay.org
Site Location Sherbrooke Public School
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 110 Sherbrooke St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4R6
 
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Intersection Sherbrooke St and Kensington Dr
Mailing Address c/o Communities Together for Children - Best Start 
425 Edward St N, Ste 11 
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4P7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education