Chapleau Cree First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Well Being Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk 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 Band Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Apr * Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-12 noon, May-Aug
Areas Served Chapleau Cree First Nation
Eligibility Members of Chapleau Cree First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-0784
Fax 705-864-1760
Website www.chapleaucree.ca
Primary Contact Kyle Corston, Culture Coordinator; Phone: 705-864-0784 ext 231; Email: culture@chapleaucree.ca
Primary Executive Edith Larocque, Band Administrator; Phone: 705-864-0784 ext 226; Email: bandadmin@chapleaucree.ca
Site Location Community is approx 5 km SW of town of Chapleau on Hwy 129
Located In Community Chapleau
Address Band Office
828 Fox Lake Rd, Fox Lake Reserve
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
 
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Intersection Fox Lake Rd and Hwy 129
Mailing Address c/o Family Well Being Program 
PO Box 400 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp but no automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)