Michipicoten First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Well Being Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Not affiliated with a Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
 
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office:1 Migizii Miikan, PO Box 711, North Bay, ON P1B 8J8  
Contact: Tanya Restoule, Family Well-Being Development Officer at 705-497-9127 Ext 2237 or tanya.restoule@anishinabek.ca
Description (Service) Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 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
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-1:30 pm
Areas Served Michipicoten First Nation
Eligibility Members of Michipicoten First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-856-1993
Toll Free Phone 1-888-303-7723
Fax 705-856-1642
E-Mail rday@michipicoten.com
Website www.michipicoten.com
Primary Contact Ashley Berry, Family Well-Being Worker; Phone: 705-856-0129 ext 235; Email: a.berry@michipicoten.com
Site Location Reserve is on N shore of Michipicoten Bay in Lake Superior, 24 km SW of Wawa
Located In Community Michipicoten First Nation
Address 107 Hiawatha Dr
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
 
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Intersection Hiawatha Dr and White Sands Dr
Mailing Address c/o Family Well Being Program 
PO Box 1 
Site 8, RR 1 
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Anishinabek Nation ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)