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Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 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: Slate Falls Nation - Nursing Station - Family Well Being Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-737-5757
Fax: 1-888-431-5617
Address:
c/o Family Well Being Program
General Delivery
Slate Falls, ON
P0V 3C0
Street
Address
:
48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls
 
Location: Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Ruby Bighead - Health Director
rbighead@slatefalls.ca
Contacts: Freddie Sakakeesic - Family Well Being Program Coordinator
Connie Kakepetum - Family Well Being Program Coordinator
807-630-7052
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: Program registration recommended
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Slate Falls Nation
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Language Note: Ojibway, available upon request
Area(s) Served:
Northern  
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on July 10, 2018

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