TBFN Advocacy Update

Saturday afternoon Sharon Bak, President of Thunder Bay Family Network (TBFN), met with local OPSEU reps and family members to solidify plans for advocacy and fundraising efforts in the Northwest related to changes in autism services. TBFN can confirm that on ... Read More

TBFN Autism Advocacy

As many of you know, Thunder Bay Family Network has been engaged in advocacy efforts in our area regarding the government's plans for the Ontario Autism Program. The announcement by Minister MacLeod on March 21st highlighted some changes and showed that advocacy ... Read More

Liz's Story

I’ve lived in my new home with OPTIONS northwest since Summer 2018. There are so many things that I love about my home! Since I moved in, I’ve been a lot happier. I have a big space. I even got to paint my room – it’s teal, and I have lots ... Read More

Thankful for Volunteers!!

My name is Tanya and I was matched with a volunteer through ONW. I am very thankful for this new person in my life who allows me to experience Thunder Bay. Previously my world was much smaller as it was difficult for me to go out by myself. My volunteer and I share ... Read More

TBFN needs your support!

Thunder Bay Family Network’s ICAN! Social Network is looking for donations of items in good condition such as puzzles, Skip Bo card game, drawing/painting supplies, etc. Also, if you have something to offer our ICAN! members we would love to hear from you! In ... Read More

Ultimate Camping Experience

This past summer Brien was unable to fulfil his goal of camping at Wilderness Discovery Camp. However, Brien did not miss out on The Ultimate Camping Experience. While the winds and snow blew outside Brien was relaxing in his tent indoors. A lake was created nearby ... Read More

TBFN December Updates

Below is a list of opportunities for you to explore from the Thunder Bay Family Network December update: Autism Ontario is NOW accepting applications for its March Break Reimbursement Fund. For more information please go here . The Federal Government announced Canada ... Read More