Thunder Bay Counselling

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Choices

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Description & Services
Public Comments Program facilitated through the Thunder Bay Counselling Centre in partnership with St Joseph's Care Group/Sister Margaret Smith Centre and Children’s Centre Thunder Bay. 
The sessions are led by community mentors and are held weekly for 10 weeks.
Description (Service)
  • Offers a social skills program for youth 
  • Encourages young individuals to think and act positively, build self-esteem and learn valuable life skill in a safe environment
Topics include: 
  • Alcohol 
  • Communication 
  • Coping Skills 
  • Decision Making 
  • Goal Setting 
  • Prescription Drugs 
  • Relationships 
  • Risk Taking/Social Media 
  • Self-Respect
Hours Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue, Wed 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Youth who may be experiencing difficulties at home, school, or in the community
Application Call to register
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-1880
Toll Free Phone 1-888-204-2221
TTY Phone 807-684-1880
Fax 807-344-3782
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Pia Heikkinen, CHOICES Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-684-1871; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 544 Winnipeg Ave
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3S7
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Intersection Winnipeg Ave and Memorial Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; United Way