Henvey Inlet First Nation

Site: Henvey Inlet First Nation Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse 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 including fasts and traditional healers
 
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-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Henvey Inlet First Nation
Eligibility Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application If transportation is required for any events, must make arrangements with the Health Centre 3 days prior to the event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-857-1221
Toll Free Phone 1-866-252-3330
Fax 705-857-0730
E-Mail admin@henveyinletmedicalcentre.com
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Louise Ashawasegai, NNADAP Worker; Phone: 705-857-1221 ext 228; Email: louise.ashawasegai@henveymedicalcentre.com
Primary Executive Edward Panamick Sr, Health Director; Phone: 705-857-1221 ext 223; Email: Ed.Panamick@henveymedicalcentre.com
Alternate Executive Darcy Ashawasegai, Health Centre Receptionist; Phone: 705-857-1221 ext 221
Site Location Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury
Located In Community Henvey Inlet First Nation
Address Health Centre
354A Pickerel River Rd
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
 
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Intersection Pickerel River Rd and Sub Rd
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)