COMMUNITY SERVICES

HEALTH AND SUPPORT

 
J.E. Stokes Medical Centre - Schreiber
Dr. David Hurst - 824-2934
Dr. Christine Giordani - 824-2934
 
Aguasabon Medical Clinic - Terrace Bay
Dr. Annabella Zawada - 825-3235
Dr. Lindsay McLeod - 825-3235
 
Both clinics are a part of the North Shore Family Health Team which serves the region with a variety of healthcare services.

North Shore Family Health Team

 
McCausland Hospital
 
McCausland Hospital - serving Terrace Bay/Schreiber Catchment Area
2 Cartier Drive, Terrace Bay - 825-3273
 
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SUPPORT GROUPS/SERVICES & ASSISTANCE

Northwest Employment Works
Jackie Clance, Employment Advisor will be coming to the Adult Learning Centre located at 204 Alberta Street in Schreiber every Wednesday. She will be available to help you with your employment and training needs. To make an appointment with Jackie, please call 229-3223.
 
Handi Transit
The Townships of Schreiber and Terrace Bay has Handi-Transit service available to anyone 55 or older or disabled persons, either permanently or temporarily. This service may be used for appointments, shopping trips, visiting friends, going to the seniors' clubs, community events, etc.  The intention of the service is to help people to get out and get active.  The Handi-Transit will come right to your door, take you where you want to go, leave you for a certain time if you wish, and return you to your home. Please note that you need to book the service 24 hours in advance. To do this, please call the McCausland Hospital at 825-3273. The fare for use of the Handi-Transit for in town travel is $3.00 each way within either Schreiber and/or Terrace Bay.  Out of town travel or between town travel (Terrace Bay to Schreiber travel and/or Schreiber to Terrace Bay travel) is $5.00 each way.
 
Thrift Store - St. John's Anglican Church, Schreiber
Open Monday, Wednesday & Saturday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. 
For Assistance contact Louise Stefurak 824-2724.
 
Childcare Subsidy
204 Alberta Street, 
Office Hours:  Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm - Closed 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm for lunch
For more information call 824-1369
 
Ontario Disability Support Program - 1-800-465-5561
 
Ontario Works (OW)
Ontario Works is run through the Thunder Bay District Social Services Administrative Board.  They assist participants in achieving independence from the social assistance system through income support, employment supports, community participation, employment placement, learning earning and parenting, and addictions services initiative.
The office is located at 204 Alberta Street, Schreiber - Call 824-1369 ext.0
Office Hours:  Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm - Closed 12:30pm to 1:30pm for lunch
 
Emergency Assistance
Emergency Assistance is to assist an applicant in a crisis or emergency situation.  EA cannot be provided more than once in a six month period and cannot be issued for a period of more than 16 days.
For information call the Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board Schreiber office at 824-1369.
 
Transient Assistance
Call 824-1369 for information.  If after hours or weekend, contact the local OPP (police) detachment at 824-2333 for assistance.
 
Energy Emergency Fund (EEF)
These funds help low-income Ontarians, including social assistance recipients, facing energy related emergencies.  The EEF is for energy arrears, security deposits and reconnection costs.
Call 824-1369 for an application
 
Provincial Rent Bank Program
This program provides funding for rent arrears.  The rent bank is for people in danger of losing their accommodations because they are behind in rent.
Call 824-1369 for an application
 
Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP)
RRAP for homeowners provides funding to low-income persons who own and occupy substandard housing so that they can repair the housing to ensure that it meets the minimum federal health & safety standards.
Call 1-800-891-5882 ext.28 for an application
 
Metis Nation of Ontario
Geared to income housing.  Please phone 1-800-891-5882 for an application.
 
Social Housing
Rental geared to income program.  Please phone 1-866-363-0929 for an application.
 
Al-Anon Family Groups 
825-4646
Alcoholics Anonymous  
825-3830
Alzheimers Society  
824-2327
Breast Screening  
1-800-461-7031
Canadian Cancer Society  
825-3647
Canadian Mental Health Association  
1-888-269-3100
CCAC (home care) 
229-8627
Diabetes Education Program 
825-3273
Diabetes Support Group 
825-3280
Early Intervention Program 
824-3028
Healing Hearts Grief Support 
824-2214
Heart & Stroke Foundation  
825-3307
Heritage Physiotherapy 
825-9006
Hospice Northwest 
825-3273  ext.136
Marjorie House Outreach
(Women's Crisis Service)
824-3380
Meals on Wheels 
825-3273
Mental Illness Support Network 
824-1362
North of Superior Programs 
824-2867
Northern Acupuncture 
825-9006
Northern Cancer (in memoriums) 
825-3602
Northern Travel Health Grant
1-800-461-4006
North Shore Harvest Cupboard
825-3647
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)
824-2214
Telehealth Ontario 
1-866-797-0000
Victorian Order of Nurses 
825-1418
 
DENTISTS
Mountainview Dental Office
501 Scotia Street, Schreiber
824-2964
 
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
McCausland Hospital              
Jim & Michelle Strong
825-2200
 
DIETITIAN
Nicole Strong
J.E. Medical Centre - 824-2952
or McCausland Hospital
825-3273 ext. 155
 
SPEECH THERAPIST
Superior Speech Services
315 Scotia Street, Schreiber
Karen Figliomeni - 824-1304
CHIROPRACTOR
Terrace Bay Chiropractic Office
10 Terrace Heights Dr., Terrace Bay
Dr. John Lubberdink, D.C. - 825-3297
 
PHARMACIST
Stewart Guardian Pharmacy
11 Simcoe Plaza, Terrace Bay
Chris Stewart - 825-3666
 
HEALTH UNIT
Thunder Bay District Health Unit
501 Scotia Street, Schreiber
Brenda Asmussen- 824-2413
Toll Free 1-888-294-6630
 
AMBULANCE SERVICES
Administration - Terrace Bay 
825-3377 
 
FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICES
Pat Bourguignon - Fire Chief
Schreiber - 824-2094

EDUCATION

ADULT LEARNING
 
Contact North/Contact Nord Access Centre
204 Alberta Street Room 125, Schreiber, ON
Phone:  807-824-3152  or  1-877-999-9149
Fax:  807-824-3152
Our access centre makes it possible for you to take programs and courses from a host of Northern Ontario colleges and universities at a reduced overall cost to you.  Access to post-secondary education has never been easier.  With several full-time and part-time programs available, you can earn your diploma, degree or certificate without leaving your community. 
Contact North - Access to Education! www.contactnorth.ca 
 
Schreiber-Terrace Bay Adult Learning Association
204 Alberta Street Room 133, Schreiber, ON
Phone:  807-824-1250 or 824-3164
The Adult Learning Centre offers upgrading in Math and English, GED preparation, computer courses, workshops and classes to increase employability and develop skills needed to be successful in the workforce, and also, information for all continuing education needs.  For more information visit their website at www.snala.ca
 
ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS
 
Ecole Catholique Franco Terrace
17 Cartier Road,
Terrace Bay, ON
Principal Caroline Scott - 825-9756
Schreiber Public School
301 Ontario Street,
Schreiber, ON
Principal Kim Asmussen -824-2082
Holy Angel's Catholic School
210 Winnipeg Street,
Schreiber, ON
Principal Kim Figliomeni - 824-2553
Lake Superior High School 
19 Hudson Drive,
Terrace Bay, ON
Principal Donna Fry - 825-3271
 
PRE-SCHOOLS/DAYCARE
 
The Family Place (The Ontario Early Years Centre)
212 Manitoba Street, Schreiber, ON
 
Ontario Early Years Centres are wonderful places for you and your child to spend time.  A place where you can meet other parents and caregivers, borrow resources, or take part in a variety of programs.  For more information visit their website
 
Kids' Corral Child Care Centre
301 Ontario Street, Schreiber, ON
Phone: (807)  824-1183
 
We welcome toddlers, preschoolers and school aged children.
 
Kids' Corral Child Care Centre is a non-profit centre which has been operating since September, 2003.  The centre provides care for children between the ages of 18 months and 11 years of age.  Our community based programming will provide a safe and secure environment where children can explore and interact with others while learning positive values.
 
PLACES OF WORSHIP
 
GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Service Canada (Terrace Bay every 2nd Wednesday) - 229-0959
Service Ontario - 825-2765
Ministry of Northern Development & Mines (Thursday, Friday) - 825-3410
Ministry of Natural Resources - 825-3205
Superior North CFDC - 825-4505
Ontario Works - 824-1369
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