Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Health Services Centre

Service: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wahgoshig First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055
Fax 705-273-1612
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Tanya Babin, Program Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055; Email: tbabin@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Randal Cox, Health Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 228; Email: chn@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, along S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 360 Penatuche Rd, Wahgoshig First Nation
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 
PO Box 722 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Not 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)