Brunswick House First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Family Well Being Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2 
Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730
Description (Service) Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community 
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships 
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care
 
Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Activities that revitalize Native language 
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention 
  • Community events such as feasts 
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups 
  • Referrals to other programs and services 
  • School programs 
  • Traditional land-based healing events
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brunswick House First Nation
Eligibility Members of Brunswick House First Nation and other First Nation members residing in the community
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-0248
Fax 705-864-0342
E-Mail health.reception@bhfn.ca
Website www.brunswickhousefirstnation.com
Primary Contact Tina Gingras, Family Well Being Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 258; Email: brunswickhouse@fwbp.ca
Primary Executive Diana McCartney, Health Director; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 255; Email: health.manager@bhfn.ca
Alternate Executive Beverly Saunders, Health Centre Reception; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 253
Site Location Reserve is off Hwy 101E approx 10 km E of Chapleau
Located In Community Brunswick House First Nation
Address 1 Kanata St
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Family Well Being 
PO Box 1178 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2017
Funding Regional / Municipal - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)