Children’s Centre Thunder Bay Service Wait Times
At Children’s Centre, we believe it is important to keep clients and community members
informed about the wait times for our services. We hope this will help you in making
decisions and have clear expectations about the services that we can offer. The wait times
for some of our most commonly used mental health and child development services can
be found on the identified links below. These wait times are updated and published on a
weekly basis. For information about other services not listed here, please contact the
Children’s Centre directly at 343-5000.
Wait Times for Mental Health Services
The Children’s Centre has two options for clients to receive an immediate single session
of service for mental health needs. This includes Walk-in Counselling and First
Walk-in Counselling is Available
Immediate service is available each week. Walk-in counselling hours are held every
Wednesday between 12 pm and 8 pm (except during the week of Christmas). The last
session is at 6:30pm. On the first and third Wednesday of each month, the service is
offered at Thunder Bay Counselling. On the second and fourth Wednesday of each
month, the service is offered at Children’s Centre Thunder Bay. No appointment is
needed. The addresses for each organization are as follows:
Children’s Centre Thunder Bay
283 Lisgar Street
Thunder Bay, ON
Thunder Bay Counselling
544 Winnipeg Avenue
Thunder Bay, ON
Clients are also able to access a single session immediately following a referral for
mental health services. Following the completion of an intake assessment, clients will be
scheduled into an appointment time within 7 days.
CCTB Current Wait Times
Please be aware that clients referred for mental health services are assessed for urgency
level and may have a shorter wait time than that reflected on this website.
Please click here to view our current wait times for mental health services.