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Workshops on parenting for couples, budgeting, and fatherhood will be available as the need arises. If interested please call.
Organization: Our Kids Count of Thunder Bay Inc - McKenzie Street Site  
Phone Numbers: 807-623-0292
Fax: 807-623-1530
Email: info@ourkidscount.ca
Website: www.ourkidscount.ca
Address:
704 McKenzie St
Thunder Bay, ON
P7C 3L4
Intersection: McKenzie St and Rowand St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Program hours vary
Executives: Gladys Berringer - Executive Director
807-623-0292 ext 224 * gladys@ourkidscount.ca
Service Description: Provides a variety of community programs and services for families

Functions as the main administrative site located at McKenzie St near Rowand St

  • Focuses on 3 main themes: children, family and community
  • "A Kitchen for Our Community" offers opportunities for older adults, men, women, teens and children to come together to cook and learn about food and nutrition
  • Works with parents, future parents and caregivers of children to respond to the needs and concerns they have in raising their children
  • Participants are actively involved in program development and implementation as peer leaders
  • Provides free child care while parent participates in programs
  • Provides nutritional snacks at all programs at no cost
  • Offers evening and weekend programming for young teen parents
  • Offers prenatal and postnatal support to teens, women and their families
  • Provides bus transportation for participants to attend programs
  • Particpates as a member of the Food Action Network

  • Offers various programs including the following:
    • Community Kitchens
    • Drop-Ins
    • Planning Team
    • Parenting Programs
    • Pre and Post Natal Support
    • Home Visiting Program
    • Roots of Empathy

    Good Food Box Host Site
    • Provides a prearranged assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables on a monthly basis
    • Functions as a food purchasing system making fresh fruits and vegetables available at a reduced price
    • Food is available at prices equal or less than the cost at the supermarket through bulk purchasing and volunteer participation

    Fees: None
    Application: Registration required for some programs; call for information

    Good Food Box
    1st Thu of the month, boxes are ordered and paid for; 2nd last Thu of the month, boxes are picked up
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Families with children 6 years of age and younger for programs

    Good Food Box
    No restrictions
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served:
    Thunder Bay City  

    This information was last completely updated on November 22, 2016

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