Batchewana First Nation

Site: Batchewana Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues 
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required 
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request
 
Prevention 
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions 
  • Holds educational sessions in schools  
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events
 
Intervention 
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events  
  • Provides individual and group discussions  
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings
 
Aftercare provided for preventing reoccurrence: 
  • Counselling, sharing circles and support groups 
  • Regular phone calls and home visits  
  • Referrals to band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun  
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Areas Served Batchewana First Nation
Eligibility Members of Batchewana First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-254-7827
Toll Free Phone 1-855-816-9590
Fax 705-759-8716
Website www.batchewana.ca
Primary Contact Rodney Elie, Drug and Alcohol Prevention Worker; Phone: 705-254-7827 ext 138; Email: relie@batchewana.ca
Primary Executive Health Director; Phone: 705-254-7827 ext 139
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on E boundary of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Batchewana First Nation
Address 210 A Gran St
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6C 0C4
 
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Intersection Gran St and Batchewana St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)