History of Developmental Services

Nipissing Regional Centre
Where: North Bay
Description: Operated as an extension of the North Bay Psychiatric Centre

Provided residential supports to people with a developmental disability
Resident population in 1975: 66
Year it closed: 1977-78
Policy initiative: Ministry's first five-year plan for facility closures (1977)


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About the evolution of government policy and legislation: The 1970s