THUNDER BAY – Living – The holiday season is a time of many contrasts. People come together to help charities, gather with families, and share in the seasonal festivities.
Television has shows sharing the messages and joy of the season.
However for many people, the holiday can be a time of hardship. For some the message of the season only intensifies their feelings of sadness.
- Crisis Response Service is a community based crisis support program for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. We offer services for both youth and adults. Eligibility: All Ages: Thunder Bay: 807-346-8282 – District of Thunder Bay: 1-888-269-3100 – TTY: 1-888-269-3100
- Shelter House Thunder Bay Provides short-term relief to those in need of shelter, food, and clothing and advocates to access resources to support their transition. http://www.shelterhouse.on.ca/
- Faye Peterson Transitional support, temporary housing, safety planning for domestic violence, crisis services, counseling, outreach, advocacy, early childhood education, and support groups to women, youth and their children. http://www.fayepeterson.org/
- Beendigen To provide transitional and permanent housing. Offers a range of Community Support services to families, healing and independence. http://www.beendigen.com/
- Assaulted Women’s Helpline 24 hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in Ontario. http://www.awhl.org/
- Sexual Assault Centre Thunder Bay Sexual Assault Centre Crisis Line: (807)344-4502 (24 hours) or (807)345-0062
- Thunder Bay Police Police Service in Thunder Bay. Phone: 684-1200 or emergency 911
- Children’s Aid Society The Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay works with children and adolescents who are or may be at risk, children, adolescents and young adults entrusted to our care, families and caregivers of these children, adolescents and young adults, children, adolescents and adults who were involved in the adoption process and individuals who were in our care.