Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence and in any situation where there is a crisis 
  • Offers immediate on site or telephone assistance  
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary  
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety  
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions 
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Provides information and referrals to appropriate resources and services 
  • Provides assistance to First Response Team
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahgoshig First Nation
Application Call for services
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055 Ext 258
Crisis Phone 705-262-7652 
9-1-1
E-Mail healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Elizabeth Babin, Crisis Team Coordinator; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 258; Email: healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Reserve is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, on S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 310 Hwy 101 E, Wahgoshig First Nation
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Team 
PO Box 629 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)