Magnetawan First Nation

Site: Magnetawan 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)  
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 and gambling addictions 
  • 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-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation available to events/sessions at the Health Centre; call to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-1047
Fax 705-383-2566
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Ann Pamajewan, Addictions Worker; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 235; Email: nnadap@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Susan Wheatley, Health Director; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 234; Email: healthdirector@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Julie Fontaine, Band Manager; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 232; Email: bandmanager@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Hwy 529, RR 1, Site 10, Comp 8
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Britt, ON P0G 1B0
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)