Labour Market Information and Career Exploration

Free help with labour market information, career exploration and personal assistance with meeting your employment and training goals is available through the YES Resource Area and Employment Ontario programs. Click here to connect.

Link to WorkSCAPE Northwest for regional job leads from 25+ local job banks, labour market information, and career exploration tools.

Newcomers and Immigrants

The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is delivered by the Thunder Bay CEDC. For more information visit the RNIP Portal.

The Northwest Connector program puts newcomers to Northwestern Ontario and recent graduates in touch with highly networked individuals to better connect to our workforce and settle more successfully in our community. Get connected on the Northwest Connector program website.

Thunder Bay Multicultural Association helps newcomers get settled into our community.

Food Security

The RFDA is instructing individuals to call 211 for food bank times and locations. Visit their Facebook page for updates.

The Dew Drop Inn is open 7 days a week and serves a nutritious mid-day meal between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. They provide a safe, welcoming environment where hungry men, women, and children can come to eat with no questions asked.
Visit the Dew Drop Inn’s Facebook page for information.

Grace Place serves lunch on Monday Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00-4:00. It is a hot lunch take out anyone is able to access. Visit their Facebook page for more information or call 627-9848.

Counselling Services

Wellin5 matches you to a registered counsellor who meets your needs in as little as 5 minutes!

Thunder Bay Counselling Centre continues to provide counselling services virtually and in person. Find out how to speak with a counsellor on their website.

Sullivan and Associates Clinical Psychology offers workshops and counselling services. A full list of their services is on their website.

If you are suicidal or experiencing a crisis, contact 911 and/or the National Canadian Helpline at 1-800-273-8255 or the National Crisis textline via SMS at: 686868

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