Booth Centre Thunder Bay

The Salvation Army

545 Cumberland Street North
Thunder Bay Ontario
P7A 4S2

  • Email
  • Phone (807)345-7319 Ext.231
  • Fax (807) 345-0409


  • Name Cathy Oleschuk
  • Position Program Director
  • Phone (807) 345-7319
  • Email

Main Contact

  • Name Cathy Oleschuk
  • Position Program Director
  • Phone 807-345-7319 Ext. 231
  • Email

Programs & Services

Programs consist of but not limited to the following:

Family Relations; Choosing to Change; Alcohol & Drug Awareness, with AA being delivered on site; Life Skills; Anti Criminal Thinking; Anger Management; Independent Living Skills; Community Kitchen; Field of Greens-gardening; Just for the Fun of It

Booth Centre Thunder Bay


We are a 43 bed facility; 17 beds for Emergency Shelter, 9 beds for Homes for Special Care, and 6 beds for Corrections; remaining beds are considered transitional.
We have a Food Bank, Emergency Disaster Services, Soup Van Nightly Feeding, School Breakfast Program; in-school anti-bullying/anger management program, and a Public Relations Department. We offer a wide variety of programs such as Lifeskills, AA, Art Therapy etc.
We provide opportunities for all residents to volunteer in the various Salvation Army programs, allowing the individuals to develop living and employment skills.

  • Beds 6
  • Population Federal Parolees
  • Age 18+
  • Sources CSC,Province,Government of Canada
  • Exclusions Females
  • Criteria Assessed individually with acceptance based on risk/needs and level of motivation

Application Process

All applications are from the Federal Parole Office, Thunder Bay

Community Involvement

YES Employment; Anishnawbe Muskiki; Indian Friendship Centre; Alpha Court; Ontario Works; Mental Health; Ontario Disability Services Program; Job Connect; Referrals; Treatment Centres; Food Banks; Clothing-thrift stores; Government Documentation- SIN, Health Card, etc.; March of Dimes

Local Parole Office

Federal Parole Office
  • Phone (807) 683-4490
  • Fax (807) 345-4557