Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis Health Centre

Service: Drug and Alcohol Prevention 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) 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, tobacco 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
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis 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, 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 Sandra Dokis, Drug and Alcohol Prevention Worker; Email: sandra.d@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 Drug and Alcohol Prevention
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)