St. Joseph’s Care Group



St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) combines tradition and innovation in responding to the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario since 1884. We are here for our clients, offering a broad range of programs and services in Addictions & Mental Health, Rehabilitative Care & Chronic Disease Management, and Seniors’ Health across 8 sites in the City of Thunder Bay.


With over 2,200 staff and growing, we pride ourselves on maintaining our core values of Care, Compassion, and Commitment. We are recognized as a leader in delivering safe, high-quality health care and have been Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest level awarded by Accreditation Canada.


SJCG by the numbers:

  • Annual operating budget of just over $181 million (2017/2018)
  • Two long-term care homes totaling 656 beds
  • Two supportive housing buildings with 253 apartments
  • 224 complex/rehabilitative care and hospice inpatient beds
  • 38 inpatient mental health rehabilitation beds
  • 22 crisis and stabilization beds for withdrawal management


Operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie, St. Joseph’s Care Group sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario, and managed by a local volunteer Board of Directors

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