The AIDS Committee of North Bay & Area (ACNBA) is a community-based, registered, non-profit organization, serving people in the North Bay catchment area – bounded by West Nipissing, Kirkland Lake, Mattawa and Huntsville – who are infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C since 1991
Nipissing First Nation (NFN) is classified as an urban reserve and is located on the north shore of Lake Nipissing, approximately 320 kilometres north of Toronto. The Nipissing Nation’s land base spans over 30 kilometers between the City of North Bay to the east and the Municipality of West Nipissing to the west.
The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) is a unique healthcare organization with three primary roles. It provides acute care services to North Bay and its surrounding communities, it is the district referral centre providing specialist services for smaller communities in the area, and it is the specialized mental health service provider serving all of northeast Ontario.
Nipissing University received its charter as an independent University in 1992, and was created to address the specific needs of Northern Ontario. Nipissing’s strategic priorities regarding the student experience as well as academic and research excellence is grounded in this commitment.
In the early 1950s, a group of parents who had a vision of a better quality of life for their children with intellectual disabilities met to discuss how this dream could become a reality. The parents’ major concern was that their children with intellectual disabilities had to be transferred to institutions far from their family homes in order to receive any education.
In March 1997, a task force was struck to look at health care services for children within the North Bay, Parry Sound, Muskoka and Timiskaming areas. There was a great need to bring “fragmented” children’s services under one umbrella. One Kids Place is a huge supporter of community and looks forward to many more years of enhancing the lives of children and their families.