Lakehead District School Board

Site: Thunder Bay - Sills St

Service: Social Work Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Attendance Counsellor 
  • Provides an assessment of the attendance problem to identify problem areas and determine possible solutions 
  • Offers supportive counselling to help resolve the problem 
  • Provides appropriate referrals 
  • Facilitates student attendance case conferences 
  • Engages the courts in some cases of habitual truancy
 
Social Work Department 
  • Provides one to one support focusing on social, behavioural and emotional factors which may have an effect on a student's ability to succeed,/ul> 
    Provides the following services focused on the student and academic success: 
    • Advocacy 
    • Agency liaison 
    • Classroom intervention 
    • Prevention of problems e.g., suicide, child abuse 
    • Family counselling 
    • Outreach to parents 
    • Parenting skills 
    • Practical aid
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
  • Any student attending Lakehead District School Board Public School experiencing attendance or any other issues hindering their academic success
Application Contact Education Officer
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-625-5100
Fax 807-623-5833
Website www.lakeheadschools.ca
Primary Contact Eric Fredericson, Education Officer; Phone: 625-5100
Alternate Contact Ilene Haven, Executive Administrator Superintendent's Office, Lakehead District School Board; Phone: 625-5100
Site Location Sills St & Lillie St
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 2135 Sills St
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5T2
 
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Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education