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Organization: Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority - Needle Distribution Service  
Phone Numbers: 807-737-6191
Toll-Free: 1-866-337-0081
Fax: 807-737-6195
Email: info@slfnha.com
Website: www.slfnha.com
Address:
c/o Regional Wellness Response
PO Box 1300
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1B8
Street
Address
:
54 Front St
Sioux Lookout
 
Intersection: Front St and 4th Ave
Location: Within the Centennial Centre building
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Executives: Michelle Henry - Program Manager
807-737-6188 * michelle.henry@slfnha.com
Contacts: Kelly McIntosh - Acting Program Manager, Needle Distribution Service
807-737-5648 * kelly.mcintosh@slfnha.com
Service Description: Provides support for First Nation communities who would like to develop local Needle Distribution programs
Offers the following services:
  • A guideline manual about program operation
  • Individual kits with sterile injection drug using equipment
  • Other safe drug using equipment upon request
  • Free shipping to community Band Offices, Health Centres etc, for community distribution
  • Provision of sharps containers for safe disposal reducing the number of used needles discarded in a community

Fees: None
Application:
  • Call Program Manager to request a service introduction package which includes all forms to be completed
  • Once the community-based program has been set-up, supplies will be shipped upon order
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Language Note: Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
District of Kenora, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Drug and Health Product Safety

This information was last completely updated on November 9, 2017

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