CULTURAL SERVICES

The North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre 

The Indigenous Friendship Centre provides direct counselling, support, cultural teachings and ceremonies to individuals in the North Bay community. 

Website: https://nbifc.org/culture/

Phone: 705-472-2811 ext 230

Email: crc@nbifc.org

Address: 980 Cassells Street, North Bay ON

Indigenous Hub - Traditional Healing Services

The traditional healing services program offers ceremonies, guidance, counsel and cultural education services.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2549912065322022/

Phone: 705-995-0060

Email: info@gmghub.ca

Address:  1040 Brookes St, North Bay ON

 

HEALTH CARE

Physical Health

North Bay Parry Sounds District Health Unit

The Health Unit provides the following physical health services; Sexual Health Clinic, Breastfeeding Clinic, Dental Clinic, Infection Prevention and Control Investigations, Needle Syringe Program, Vaccination clinic, Vaccination Records and Vision Screening.

Website: www.myhealthunit.ca

Phone: 705-474-1400

Address: 345 Oak Street West, North Bay ON

Indigenous Hub - Primary Care

providing holistic and primary medical care rooted in Indigenous culture and traditions in a combine approach to medical services. 

Website: https://giiwednomshkikiiwgamig.ca/primary-health/

Phone: 705-995-0060

Email: info@gmghub.ca

Address:  1040 Brookes St, North Bay ON

Mental Health & Addiction

Canadian Mental Health Association

CMHA North Bay and District is a local Mental Health, Addictions and Peer Support agency that specializes in support services to people with a serious mental illness. 

Website: https://nbd.cmha.ca/

Phone: 705-476-4088

Email: contactus@nbd.cmha.ca

Address: 222 Main Street E, North Bay ON

Community Counselling Centre

The Community Counselling Centre of Nipissing non-profit organization providing counselling services and community programs to individuals, couples, and families.

Website: https://www.cccnip.com/

Phone: 705-472-6515

Email: info@cccnip.com

Address:  361 McIntyre Street East, North Bay ON

Bounce Back

Bounce Back is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth (aged 15+) with low-mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety. Services are provided by over the phone coaching and online videos.

Website: https://bouncebackontario.ca/

Phone: 1-866-345-0224

Email: bb-referral@cmha-yr.on.ca

North Bay Regional Hospital 

The North Bay Regional Hospital offers a variety of mental health and addition crisis and inpatient/outpatient services.

Website: https://www.cccnip.com/

Phone: 705-472-6515

Email: info@cccnip.com

Address:  361 McIntyre Street East, North Bay ON

Kids Help Phone 

Call in or text crisis line for children and youth. 

Website: https://kidshelpphone.ca/need-help-now-text-us/

Phone: 18006696868

Text: 686868

 

Housing Services

Emergency & Transitional Housing

Nipissing Transition House

Woman's emergency Shelter, Crisis Support Counselling, and Transitional Housing Support. The shelter is available for woman ages 16 + and children fleeing abuse. 

Website: https://nipissingtransitionhouse.com/

Crisis & Shelter: 705-476-2429

Woman's Outreach: 705-494-9589

Address: 547 John Street, North Bay ON

Ojibway Women's Lodge

Ojibway Women's Lodge provides a cultural and holistic based healing approach to ending violence against women. They offer the following services for Indigenous women; emergency shelter, transportation, crisis support, counselling, transitional housing and housing support program.

Website: http://ojibwaywomenslodge.ca/

Crisis line and shelter: 705-472-3321

Crisis Support/Counselling Program: 705-472-0233

Transitional & Housing Support Program: 705-472-0233

Address:  131 Commanda Crst, North Bay ON

Home Awaits Ministries - Mens Shelter

7 bed emergency shelter for men, life skill programming and clothing bank.

Website: https://www.hopeawaitsministries.com/

Phone: 705-494-5465

Emailcontactus@hopeawaitsministries.com

Address: 390 First Ave E, North Bay ON

Crisis Centre - Four Elms Residence

Emergency shelter accepting men, women and children.

Website: http://www.crisiscentre-nb.on.ca/

Phone: 705-474-1031

Emailinfo@crisiscentre-nb.on.ca

Address: 1675 Cassells Street, North Bay ON

Futures Residence

10 bed transitional housing program for youth aged 16 to 24.

Website: http://www.crisiscentre-nb.on.ca/

Phone: 705-476-4502

Address: 1675 Cassells Street, North Bay ON

Long Term Housing 

Ontario Aborignial Housing

Affordable below market rate long term rental units located all over Ontario. 

Website: https://www.ontarioaboriginalhousing.ca/

Phone: 1-866-391-1061

Email: info@oahssc.ca

Nipissing District Housing Corporation

They manage over 830 rent-geared-to-income and market rental units within the District of Nipissing.

Website: https://www.dnssab.ca/nipissing-district-housing-corporation/

Phone: 705-474-2151

Address:  200 McIntyre Street East, North Bay ON

CMHA North Bay and District - Housing

CMHA offers affordable housing program in North Bay that support Individuals needing mental health support services and housing support services. 

Website: https://nbd.cmha.ca/housing-program/

Phone: 705-476-4088

Email: contactus@nbd.cmha.ca

Address: 222 Main Street E, North Bay ON 

PHARA 

PHARAR offers 1-3 bedroom units in North bay that are geared-to-income, subsidized and market rent.  

Website: https://www.phara.org/housing

Phone: 705-472-6515

Email: info@cccnip.com

Address:  280 Oakwood Ave, North Bay ON

Native People of Nipissing Housing

Provides safe and affordable housing to Indigenous families and individuals in North Bay, Ontario.

Website: https://www.npon.ca/

Phone: 705-497-1773

Email: info@npon.ca

Address: 120 Massey Dr, North Bay ON

Renters Rights and Housing Support Services

Landlord and Tenant Borad

Legal rights for landlord and tenants. 

Website: https://tribunalsontario.ca/ltb/

Phone: 1-888-332-3234

By-Law for the City of North Bay

By-law enforcement for the city on North Bay. Contact: Ron Melnyk By-Law Enforcement Coordinator.

Website: https://www.northbay.ca/city-government/by-laws/

Phone: 705-474-0400 x2512

Email: ron.melnyk@northbay.ca

Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing (LIPI)

LIPI is a non-profit charitable organization that assists low-income and vulnerable individuals/families with a variety of services in order to prevent homelessness and assist those at risk of homelessness.

Website: https://lipinipissing.com/

Phone: (705) 472-1337

Email: lipi@lipinipissing.com

Address: 127 Main St E, North Bay, ON 

 

 

CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

North Bay and Parry Sound District Health Unit 

They offer the following programs; Breastfeeding Clinic, Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program, Prenatal Classes and Parental Workshops.

Website: https://www.myhealthunit.ca/en/index.asp

Phone: 705-474-1400

Address: 345 Oak Street West, North Bay ON

Indigenous Hub - EarlyON Centre

The Early On Centre provides parents and children a place to socialize with others and learn together in a safe environment.

Website: https://giiwednomshkikiiwgamig.ca/day-care-early-on/

Phone: 705-995-0060

Email: info@gmghub.ca

Address:  1040 Brookes St, North Bay ON

EarlyON Child and Family Centres (CFCs)

CFCs are places where children and families can learn, grow, and connect.

Website: https://www.earlyoncfc.org/

Phone: 705-474-8910 ext. 0

Email: eyc@communitylivingnorthbay.org

Address:  171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay ON

Family Enrichment

This program is a targeted resource program for parents and their children age birth to four.

Website: https://www.npsc.ca/cms/one.aspx?pageId=3897726

Phone: 705-472-1201

Email: contact@npsc.ca

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Bay And District

Big Brothers Big Sisters Provides service to children by matching volunteers and youths in mentoring relationships.

Website: https://northbay.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/about-us/

Phone: (705) 474-3041

Email: darlene.jamieson@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Address:  169 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay ON

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services provides culturally centred protection, prevention, advocacy, care and cultural services for all children and families.

Website: https://niijcfs.com/

Phone: (705) 474-3041

24/7 Line1-855-223-5558

Address:  702 Main Street, Dokis First Nation, ON

Children's Aid Society

They provide protection, prevention, advocacy, care and services for all children and families.

Website: https://www.parnipcas.org/

Phone: (705) 472-0910

Emailmore.info@parnipcas.org

Address:  433 McIntyre Street West, North Bay ON

Jordans Principle 

They Provide First Nations Children funding for health, social and educational needs.

Website: https://www.parnipcas.org/

Phone: 1-855-572-4453

Jumpstart

Jumpstart provides grants for children and youth to participate in registered sports programs.

Website: https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw7KqZBhCBARIsAI-fTKL16OGs6zIuiXpFb8PN8mdezgyf7JgxwxI_c2X3B3ym2vNT9z-eA2MaAjUSEALw_wcB

Phone: 1.844.937.7529

KidSport

KidSport provides grants to kids from families facing financial barriers so they can participate in registered sport program.

Website: https://kidsportcanada.ca/ontario/north-bay/apply-for-a-grant/

Phone: 705-474-0626 ext 2328

Emailnorthbay@kidsportcanada.ca

Address:  200 McIntyre Street East, North Bay ON

 
 

FOOD BANKS AND SERVICES

Trinity United Church 

Food bank: Monday 9:30am-11am (once a month) and Infant food shelf: Wednesday 10am-12pm (up to 12months).

Website: www.trinitynorthbay.ca

Phone: 705-474-3310

Email: trinitynorthbay@gmail.com

Address: 111 McIntyre St E, North Bay ON

North Bay Food Bank

The North Bay Food Bank can serve individuals once eery 30 days, they are given 1-3 days worth of food per visit.

Website: https://www.northbayfoodbank.ca/contact-us/

Phone: 705-495-3290

Email: debbie@northbayfoodbank.ca

Address:  1016 Fisher Street, North Bay ON

The Gathering Place

They provide drop-in fresh, healthy and well-balanced meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) four times a week.

Website: http://www.thegatheringplacenorthbay.ca/

Phone: 705-474-7687

Address:  1181 Cassells Street, North Bay ON

Salvation Army

Provides food items to individuals in need, this can be accessed once every 60 days. 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am-12noon and 12:30pm-2pm * Call for appointment

Phone: 705-474-7859

Address:  134 McIntyre St E, North Bay ON

Nipissing First Nation - Food Bank

Available to individuals living on-reserve on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, deadline to access the food bank is the Tuesday at 4pm. Clients are limited to ordering twice per month.

Website: https://nfn.ca/food-bank/

Phone: 705-753-6972

Email: foodbank@nfn.ca

Address:  36 Semo Road, Garden Village ON

St Peters the Apostle Roman Catholic Church

Provides food items to individuals in need through phone in requests only (Monday 1pm-2pm) can be accessed on a monthly basis.

Phone: 705-472-1817

Address:  299 Airport Rd, North Bay, ON

Infant Food Cupboard  

Provides families with infants 0-12 months in need with formula, diapers, and baby food to families in need twice a year.

Website: www.communitylivingnorthbay.org

Phone: 705-474-8910 ext 222

Email: eyc@communitylivingnorthbay.org

Address:  171 Chippewa St W, North Bay ON

St Brice's Anglican Church 

Provides individuals in need of non-perishable foods to cover meals for one day.

Website: www.stbriceschurch.com

Phone: 705-474-4005

Email: stbrices.northbay@yahoo.ca

Address:  1225 Cassells St, North Bay ON

Redeemer Lutheran Church 

Provides food items to individuals in need, it can be accessed on a first come first serve weekly basis.

Phone: 705-472-9169

Address:  725 Ferguson St, North Bay ON

Pro-Cathedral Catholic Charities Food Bank 

Provides food items to individuals in need, it can be accessed on a monthly basis.

Website: www.procathedral.ca

Phone: 705-472-3970

Email: cathedral@bellnet.ca

Address:  480 McIntyre St W, North Bay ON

St Andrew's United Church

Provides food items to individuals in need, it can be accessed biweekly.

Website: www.standrews-northbay.ca

Phone: 705-472-7680

Email: standrewschurch@cogeco.net

Address:  399 Cassells St, North Bay ON

St John's Anglican Church

Provides food items to individuals in need, it can be accessed every week - can choose 6 items per visit.

Website: www.stjohndivine.ca

Phone: 705-472-6070 or 705-472-2667

Email: sjdparish@gmail.com

Address:  301 Main St E, North Bay ON

Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) - Food Bank Provides non perishable food items to students in need - limit 2 grocery bags per week.

Website: www.nusu.com

Phone: 705-474-3450 ext 4801

Email: info@nusu.com

Address:  221 College Dr, North Bay ON

Canadore College - Food Bank  

Provides non perishable food items and personal hygiene products to students in need - limit to 3 visits per academic year.

Website: www.canadorecollege.ca

Phone: 705-474-7600 ext 5301

Email: lise.paxton@canadorecollege.ca

Address:  100 College Dr, North Bay ON

VICTIM AND LEGAL SERVICES

Victim Services

Victim Services of Nipissing District 

They are non-profit, charitable organization that provide support to victims of crime, disaster and tragic circumstances. 

Website: http://www.victimservicesnipissing.com/contactpage.asp?contactcity=Head+Office+-+North+Bay

Phone: 705-472-2649

Email: nnvcars@efni.com

Address: 135 Princess Street West, North Bay ON

Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre of Nipissing 

the centre provides free, confidential support for people 12 years old and older who have experienced sexual or gender-based violence.

Website: http://www.ameliarising.ca/

24/7 Crisis Line: 705-476-3355

Phone: 705-840-2403

Email: info@ameliarising.ca

Address:  101 Worthington St. E. Suite 215, North Bay O

Legal Services

North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre

They offer the following legal services; Family Court Worker, Community Counsellor Probation and Parole, Criminal Court Worker Program and Indigenous Community Justice Program.

Website: https://nbifc.org/legal-programs/

Phone: 705-472-2811 ext 203

Email: accpp@nbifc.org

Address: 980 Cassells Street, North Bay ON

Nipissing Community Legal Clinic

Provide no-fee legal services for low income residents of the City of North Bay and surrounding areas.

Website: https://www.legalaid.on.ca/legal-clinics/nipissing-community-legal-clinic/

Phone: (705) 476-6603

Address:  107 Shirreff Avenue Suite 214, North Bay ON

Justice for Children and Youth

Free confidential legal advice for youth under 18 and homeless youth under 25 in Ontario.

Website: https://jfcy.org/en/

Phone: 416-920-1633

Email: info@jfcy.org

 

INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Income Services

Employment Services

District of Nipissing Ontario Works 

They help people become self-sufficient through temporary financial assistance and employment programs.

Website: https://www.dnssab.ca/ontario-works/

 

North Bay

Phone: (705) 474-2151

Address: 200 McIntyre Street East, North Bay ON

Sturgeon falls

Phone: (705) 753-5400

Address: 94 King Street, Sturgeon Falls ON

Mattawa

Phone: 705) 744-0395

Address: 540 Valois Drive, Mattawa ON

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)  

ODSP is intended to meet the needs of people with disabilities and help them to become more independent by providing financial assistance. 

Website: www.mcss.gov.on.ca

Phone: 705-474-3540

Email: ODSP.NB@ontario.ca

Address:  621 Main St W, North Bay ON

 

Metis Nation of Ontario North Bay

They offer training and education to improve and gain new professional skills. 

Website: https://www.metisnation.org/

Phone: 705-474-2767

Email: contactus@metisnation.org

Address: 156 McIntyre St W, North Bay ON

Apatisiwin Program - NBIFC

They offer help with job searching, employment counselling, training and education to improve and gain new professional skills. contact: Steve Guilbeault  –  Apatisiwin Employment Counselor.

Website: https://nbifc.org/apatisiwin/

Phone: 705-472-2811 ext 202

Email: apatisiwin@nbifc.org

Address: 980 Cassells Street, North Bay ON

Yes Employment

Yes Employment helps people of all ages find work, get training or access post secondary education. 

Website: https://yesnorthbay.com/

Emailask@yesnorthbay.com

North Bay

Phone: 705-476-3233

Address:  148 Main Street East, North Bay ON

Mattawa

Phone: 705-476-3234 ext 262

Address:  539 Valois Drive, Mattawa ON

Ready Set Hired

Local job postings.

Website: https://www.readysethired.ca/

Phone: 705-478-9713

Email: info@thelabourmarketgroup.ca

Address: 150 First Ave. W. Suite 103, North Bay ON

Job Bank

National online job bank. 

Website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

DISABILITY SERVICES

The PADDLE Program North Bay

PADDLE provides structured, inclusive and community-based environment where adults with developmental disabilities can grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually.

Website: http://paddlenorthbay.ca/site/

Phone: (705) 493-2401

Email: info@paddlenorthbay.ca

Address: 235 Albert Street, North Bay ON

Canadian Hearing Services

They offer the following services; accessibility, counselling, hearing health care, education and employment.

Website: https://www.chs.ca/

Phone: 1-866-518-0000

Email: info@chs.ca

Address:  271 Spadina Road, Toronto ON

Community Living North Bay

they provide services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Website: https://communitylivingnorthbay.org/

Phone: 705-476-3288

Email: info@communitylivingnorthbay.org

Address:  741 rue Wallace, North Bay ON

Hands North Bay

Autism and behavioural services. 

Website: https://thefamilyhelpnetwork.ca/services/autism-and-behavioural-services/

Phone: 705-476-2293

Email: Info@handstfhn.ca

Address:  391 Oak Street East, North Bay ON