Payukotayno James and Hudson Bay Family Services

Site: Moosonee

Service: Children's Mental Health Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Assists children, adolescents and their families who may be experiencing emotional, social, and/or psychological problems in their school, family and/or community life
  • Conducts assessment 
  • Provides intervention services including individual and family counselling, group work, school and community programs, education and training, advocacy and referrals  
  • Supports and guides parents concerned about child's early development and/or behaviour 
  • Works with Toronto Sick Children's Hospital to offer psychiatric counselling via video conferencing
Responsible for the administration of the following programs: 
  • Child and Family Intervention 
  • Early Years
Community Support 
  • Provides support to children and families by addressing community needs  
  • Identifies children and families who may require services to prevent the need for more intrusive services later 
  • Delivers a wide range of community prevention programs and family support activities
Special Needs Program 
  • Offers case management and mental health services for children and youth with special needs including emotional, developmental and/or intellectual problems 
  • Provides support to parents/families in accessing other resources and financial assistance 
  • Offers advocacy on behalf of clients/families for other services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation
  • Services are provided for natural and foster families with children younger than 18 years of age and experiencing mental health issues 
  • Must be a resident of one of the member First Nation communities
Special Needs Program 
  • Children and youth who have physical, intellectual and developmental delays and/or disabilities and mental health disorders
Application Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-2229
Toll Free Phone 705 Area Only: 1-888-298-2916
After Hours Phone 1-866-615-1681
Fax 705-336-2492
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Primary Contact Mental Health Supervisor
Primary Executive Collette Hookimaw, Director of Services; Phone: 705-336-2229 ext 249; Email:
Alternate Executive Karen Harrison, Special Needs Program Supervisor; Phone: 705-336-0058 ext 34; Email:
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 50 Bay Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
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Intersection Bay Rd and Hutchinson Rd
Mailing Address c/o Children's Mental Health 
PO Box 189D 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1984
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)