Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Site: Government Building - 34 Revillion Rd

Service: Mental Health and Addictions Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Community Mental Health Program phone contacts in other communities: 
  • Moose Factory: 705-658-4544 Ext 2239 
  • Fort Albany: 705-278-1008 
  • Attawapiskat: 705-997-2323 
  • Kashechewan: 705-275-4568 
  • Peawanuck: 705-473-9986
Description (Service) Provides mental health and addictions services for communities of the Weeneebayko region 
  • Provides mental health workers/counselors in Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Peawanuck, Moosonee and a Psychiatric Clinic Nurse in Moose Factory 
  • Offers services of mental health staff including a Regional Clinical Worker, Regional Crisis Intervention/ Early Episode Clinician, Regional Court Worker/Case Manager, Concurrent Disorder Worker, Regional Clinical Team Leader and a Program Director 
  • Provides psychiatry services on a regular basis through in-person visits, and via the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Collaborates closely with other programs and services such as the Traditional Healing Program and Sagashtawao Healing Lodge
 
Services and programs offered include: 
  • Addictions and mental health counselling 
  • Community support 
  • Court support and diversion 
  • Early psychosis  
  • Follow-up and after care for persons discharged from hospital  
  • Intensive case management  
  • Management of patients with concurrent diagnoses and mood disorders 
  • Public education and awareness 
  • Referrals to other agencies/services  
  • Self-help initiatives to meet the needs of individuals with a serious/persistent mental illness
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
Community Mental Health Sites Each one open Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation - Peawanuck
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
First Nation members and residents of the Weeneebayko region struggling with mental health and addictions issues
Application
  • Intake assessment required, phone or walk-in 
  • Referrals accepted from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-2164
Toll Free Phone 1-877-336-2164
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-336-2746
Website www.weeneebaykohealth.ca
Primary Contact Reception and Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-336-2164 ext 421
Alternate Contact Rick Wabano, Intake Worker; Phone: can be paged at WGH 705-658-4454 ext 2201 * 705-336-2164 ext 424
Primary Executive Andrew Uschenko, Mental Health Program Director; Phone: 705-336-2164 ext 422; Email: andrew.uschenko@waha.ca
Alternate Executive Psychiatric Nurse; Phone: 705-658-4544 ext 2239
Site Location Community is located on the mainland along W James Bay, approx 5 km across the Moose River from Moose Factory Island
Located In Community Moosonee
Address Government Building
34 Revillion Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o JBCMHP 
PO Box 664 
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
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)