Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis Health Centre

Service: Family Well Being Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office:1 Migizii Miikan, PO Box 711, North Bay, ON P1B 8J8 
Contact: Tanya Restoule, Family Well-Being Development Officer at 705-497-9127 Ext 2237 or tanya.restoule@anishinabek.ca
Description (Service) Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 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 * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2112
Fax 705-763-2663
E-Mail info@dokisfirstnation.com
Website www.dokis.ca
Primary Contact Family Well Being Worker
Alternate Contact Charlene Restoule, Health Director; Phone: 705-763-2112 ext 228; Email: charlene.r@dokisfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 940-B Main St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Anishinabek Nation ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)