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Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9 Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2 Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730

Organization: Weenusk First Nation - Health Centre - Family Well Being Program  
Phone Numbers: 705-473-2554
Fax: 705-473-2503
Address:
c/o Nursing Station
PO Box 1
Peawanuck, ON
P0L 2H0
Street
Address
:
Peawanuck  
Location: Community is just S of Hudson Bay on W bank of Winisk River, 400 km N of Moosonee
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Lily Sutherland - Health Director
705-473-2663 * lilysutherland@gmail.com
Contacts: Leah Hunter - Family Well Being Program Coordinator
705-473-9938 * weenusk@fwbp.ca
Service Description: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care

Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following:
  • Activities that revitalize Native language
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention
  • Community events such as feasts
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups
  • Referrals to other programs and services
  • School programs
  • Traditional land-based healing events

Fees: None
Application: Call Family Well Being Coordinator for program information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Weenusk First Nation
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Language Note: Cree, available upon request
Area(s) Served:
James and Hudson Bay Coast, Northern  
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on January 12, 2018

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