Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Site: Taykwa Tagamou Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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 
  • Holds educational sessions in schools  
  • 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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Eligibility Members of Taykwa Tagamou Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Centre 705-272-3923 
705-272-3933
Fax 705-272-3902
E-Mail melissa@taykwatagamou.com
Website www.taykwatagamounation.com/ttn
Primary Contact Betsy Connor, NNADAP Worker; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 244
Alternate Contact Melissa Archibald, Receptionist; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 240
Primary Executive Pauline Hunter, Health Programs Supervisor; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 247; Email: pauline@taykwatagamou.com
Site Location Community is 20 km E of Cochrane on Hwy 574
Located In Community Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Address Lot 3, Concession 3, Brower Township
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
Box 3310 
RR 2 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
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)