Canadian Red Cross Society - Thunder Bay and District

Site: Thunder Bay - Barton St

Service: Emergency and Disaster Management

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Description & Services
Public Comments If you have been affected by a personal disaster, such as a house fire, in Ontario, call 1-866-579-4357 Mon-Sun 24 hours
Description (Service) Helps people affected by emergencies and disasters in situations ranging from a house fire to a flood 
  • Accepts financial donations that are used to assist in local, provincial, and international disasters and emergencies  
  • Partners with the Fire Department and the Salvation Army to provide emergency food, shelter and clothing for up to 72 hours for family disasters such as house fires 
  • Works in collaboration with local authorities and other agencies to address the immediate needs of individuals affected  
  • Provides various online resources on emergency preparedness  
  • Trains volunteers to respond to emergencies and disasters locally
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Anyone displaced from their home by a disaster
  • No application process  
  • Authorities such as Fire Department, VCARS (Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service) will usually call in for services, but individuals can contact directly if necessary
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-3073
After Hours Phone 1-866-579-4357
Fax 807-622-1031
Primary Contact Sharon Luhtala, Disaster Management Coordinator; Phone: 807-623-3073 ext 105 * 807-621-5156; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator On-Call Disaster Management Volunteer; Phone: 807-628-9523
Site Location Balmoral Park
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1145 Barton St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5N3
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Intersection Barton St and Sibley Dr
Mailing Address c/o Sharon Luhtala
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way