Access Network - Referring


Access Network

The Access Network provides a single point of access to children’s services and supports for families in Thunder Bay and District. With the consent of the youth (12 years of age or older may refer themselves) or parent/guardian(s), school personnel, physicians and other professionals in the community may make a referral.

Service Overview

• Services and supports are voluntary
• Intake Assessment
• Family-centered Service
• Client Advocacy

• Access to Children’s Mental Health, Autism Services, Respite Services, Parent/Caregiver Supports

To Contact the Access Network:
855-486-5037 |


Referring to Child / Youth & Family Services

If you have a child or know of a child who you feel would benefit from Dilico Anishinabek Family Care services, please access our Online Referral or contact the Access Network @ 1-855-486-5037 (for both In-city and District) to discuss making a referral.

Online Referral Process

Mental Health & Addictions Services is pleased to offer our Online Referral Process for Children’s Mental Health Services (In-city & District).  The online referral process provides access to a variety of Dilico’s Mental Health & Addictions Services and to our Intake Department for immediate processing.  The online referral system is a safe and secure way to request services. 

The Online Referral Process is available for the following
Children’s Mental Health Programs:

Access Network
Osh-Ki-Niig Mash-Ka-Zii-Win (Youth are our Strength) (Former: Assessment Brief TX Services)
Children’s Mental Health Counselling
Circle of Security Parenting Program
Day Treatment Services
 Family Preservation Services
Homes for Good Services
Infant Child Development Services
Stop Now and Plan (SNAP®)
Strongest Families Services
Triple P Parenting Program
Youth in Transition Services

To access a Children’s Mental Health Services Online Referral, please use the link:
Instructions for completing the Online Referral:
1. Provide information 
2. Click “Save” Button (upper right hand corner) 
3. Click “Submit” Button (upper right hand corner)

Referral Forms

Click here for the Child & Family Mental Health Services Referral Form 

Click here for the Consent Form