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Organization: Firefly - Kenora - Head Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-467-5437
Toll-Free: 1-800-465-7203
Fax: 807-467-5444
820 Lakeview Dr
Kenora, ON
P9N 3P7
Intersection: Lakeview Dr and Belle Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Karen Ingebrigtson - Chief Executive Officer
807-467-5437 ext 2301 *
Jennifer Marquis - Executive Assistant and Communications Officer
807-467-5535 ext 2321 *
Service Description: Provides programs and services with a focus on improving emotional, physical and developmental services for children, youth, adults and their families

Located at Lakeview Dr near Belle Ave

  • Provides programs and services with a focus on improving emotional, physical and developmental services for children, youth, adults and their families
  • Provides intake and service coordination for children's service agencies and adult developmental services
  • Offers follow-up services option to all clients ending services to enable professionals such as doctors to continue to provide assistance
  • Provides public prevention education and training in areas such as parenting, family violence, separation and divorce
  • Offers educational materials, pamphlets and a lending library as well as information and presentations on children's mental health issues

  • Programs and services include:
    • Autism Services
    • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (Healthy Starts)
    • Case Management (Children's and Adult)
    • Child and Family Intervention
    • Child Development Program
    • Infant and Child Development Services
    • Rehabilitation Services
    • Respite Services
    • SNAP Program
    • Treatment Foster Care
    • Triple Play Program
    • Youth Justice Services
    • Youth Mental Health Court Worker Program
    • Zero to Six Program

    EarlyON Child and Family Centres
    • Administers the EarlyON Child and Family Centres (formerly Best Start Hub) program in the Kenora and Rainy River Districts
    • Also provides mobile services in Minaki and Sioux Narrows

    Child Care
    • Operates 4 licensed child care programs in Kenora
    • Offers full-day and before and/or after school programs
    • Offers an integrated program at 2 locations for children with developmental/physical disabilities

    • Coordinates the provision of psychiatric consultations with the Division of Child Psychiatry at the University of Toronto through confidential video conferencing
    • Submits a written report to client's counsellor and/or doctor

    Administers branch offices in:
    • Atikokan
    • Dryden
    • Fort Frances
    • Red Lake
    • Sioux Lookout

    Fees: None
    Application: Intake assessment required for most services

    EarlyON Child and Family Centres

    Information listed under Best Start by individual location
    Eligibility / Target Population: No restrictions
    Languages: English * French
    Area Served:
    District of Kenora, District of Rainy River, James and Hudson Bay Coast, Northern  
    See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
    Prenatal Classes and Programs
    Respite Care for Children

    This information was last completely updated on November 22, 2018

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