Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis Health Centre

Service: Community Wellness Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Promotes healthy individuals, families and communities  
  • Supports reduction and prevention of mental health issues, and family and community violence  
  • Provides culturally appropriate support services, resources, educational materials, and workshops to address community wellness needs 
  • Coordinates community activities at the Elders Residence and the Wellness Centre 
  • Participates in and assists to organize community events such as Dokis Summerfest, Aboriginal Day, and Annual Pow Wow 
  • Provides referrals to counselling, legal services, and treatment centres and other needed supports  
  • Promotes a culturally appropriate approach to healing and wellness
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis First Nation and their children who are experiencing family violence or mental health issues and struggling with maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2112
Fax 705-763-2663
E-Mail info@dokisfirstnation.com
Website www.dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Gladys Goulais, Community Wellness Worker; Email: gladys.g@dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Sally Dokis, Health Director; Email: sally.d@dokisfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Renate Serafinowicz, Community Health Nurse; Email: renate.s@dokisfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 940-B Main St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
 
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Mailing Address c/o Community Wellness
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)