Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Peetabeck Health Services

Service: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides education and information on the consequences of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 
  • Offers individual and group counselling sessions  
  • Offers parenting classes  
  • Provides information sessions for teens
 
Advises on the following: 
  • Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD)  
  • Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)  
  • Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (PFAS)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Fort Albany First Nation 
  • For families of children who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-1131
Fax 705-278-1069
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
Primary Executive Mary Sutherland, Program Coordinator
Alternate Executive Gisele Kataquapit, Health Director; Email: giselekataquapit@phsmail.com
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address School Rd
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o FASD 
PO Box 181 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)