Southbridge Care Homes - Thunder Bay

Site: Southbridge Lakehead

Service: Long Term Care

Description & Services
Public Comments
  • 9 Convalescent Care beds 
  • 34 Basic beds 
  • 88 Semi-Private Beds
Description (Service) Operates a 131 bed long term care facility offering a variety of programs, services and amenities
Coordinates and delivers the following programs to residents: 
  • Community Special Events  
  • Facility Tours  
  • Guest Speakers  
  • Intergenerational Programs  
  • Memorial Services  
  • Pet Visitation/Therapy  
  • Volunteer Appreciation Events  
  • Voting Day Polling Station
Provides residents with the following services: 
  • 24-hour Nursing Care and Supervision 
  • 24-hour On Call Physician  
  • Care Conferences 
  • Foot Care 
  • Hairdressing/Barber Services  
  • Laundry Services  
  • Meals 
  • Medication administration 
  • Palliative care (end-of-life care) 
  • Physician Visits 
  • Social Work Services/Family Services Coordinator  
  • Spiritual Programs and Pastoral Care  
  • Various recreational programs and social events
Offers the following amenities: 
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Alarms on Exit Doors 
  • Common television room 
  • Ward and semi-private rooms with 2-piece washroom (toilet & sink) 
  • Shared shower/bathing rooms 
  • Secure Building Exits 
  • Secure Units
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Must have a valid Ontario Health Card  
  • Must have health care needs that cannot be met with any combination of caregiving, care in your home or care in your community  
  • Must have health care needs that can be met in a long term care home
Application Apply through the North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) by calling 807-345-7339
Languages English ; Finnish -- Staff member; French -- Staff member; German -- Staff member; Ukrainian -- Staff member
Fees Program - Some programs may require additional fees ; Service - Accommodations; Some programs may require additional fees ; Fee assistance available for basic accommodations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-9511
Fax 807-623-6992
Primary Contact Judy Peppard, Resident Services Coordinator; Phone: 807-623-9511 ext 104; Email:
Alternate Contact Brittany Dumont, Executive Director; Email:
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 135 Vickers St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1J2
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Intersection Vickers St S and Donald St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Established 1970
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)