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Community Links

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.


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.



To provide transitional and permanent housing. Offers a range of Community Support services to families, healing and independence.


Assaulted Women's Helpline

24 hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in Ontario.


The Centre des Femmes Francophones du Nord-Ouest de l'Ontario (CFFNOO) - is a non-profit community organization offering services to francophone women 16 years and older in the field of violence against women in French. They offer a diversity of programmes and support as needed, to French-speaking women and their children.

In Thunder Bay: 807-684-1955

In Geraldton: 807-854-9021

Toll free: 1-888-415-4156


Sexual Assault Centre

Thunder Bay Sexual Assault Centre Crisis Line: (807)344-4502 (24 hours) or (807)345-0062


Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)

Provides information, assistance and support to victims and witnesses of crime throughout the criminal justice process in order to increase their understanding of, and participation in, the criminal justice process. Offered by the Ontario Victim Services Secretariat, VWAP services include crisis intervention, needs assessment, referrals to community agencies, emotional support, case specific information (court dates, bail conditions) and court preparation and orientation.


Catholic Family Development Centre

A non-denominational family service agency, serving the Thunder Bay community. Dedicated to strengthening and empowering families and individuals through a high quality service within a respectful, caring environment.


Thunder Bay Counselling Centre

For family counseling, financial counseling, workshops, training, EAP (Employee Assistance Program) and other programs.


Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre

For Aboriginal support in the community and related information.

Phone: 807-345-5840


211 Ontario North and Lakehead Social Planning Council

Community Resource listings in the Thunder Bay area.


Thunder Bay Multicultural Association

Offers 24 hour access to interpreters in over 40 different languages. For more information, or to book an appointment with an interpreter, phone 345-0551. Call toll-free at 1-866-831-1144. This agency also translates documents (fee charged).


Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Provide health information and prevention related clinical services to people of all ages; advocates for healthy public policy; protects you by investigating reportable diseases and uphold regulations that apply to public health.


Canadian Mental Health Association, Thunder Bay Branch

Dedicated to promoting, maintaining and enhancing the mental wellness of individuals, families and the community, through the provision or coordination of public education, peer support and individual advocacy, and access to community-based adult mental health care programs and other supportive services.


Programs & Services


Thunder Bay & Area Victim Services is a non-profit organization. We graciously accept community support from volunteers and donations from the community.
Online donations can be made via Canada Helps. It’s safe. It’s secure. It’s simple.