Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Health Station

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Provincial 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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 3 days prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-8022
Fax 705-746-2039
E-Mail healthstation@wasauksing.ca
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Pamela Washington, Addictions Worker; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2251; Email: nnadap@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Contact Bruce Tabobondung, Health and Social Services Clerk; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2264
Primary Executive Deborah Pegahmagabow, Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2249; Email: doh@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Executive Lorna Pawis, Assistant to Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2247; Email: adohss@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address Wasauksing Community Complex
1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
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)