Métis Nation of Ontario - Timmins Métis Council

Site: Timmins Métis Council

Service: Community Wellness Worker Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario  
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3  
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4  
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889  
Fx 613-722-4225 
 
Timmins Métis Council is located in MNO Region 3
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Promotes healthy lifestyles through culturally based programs and healing 
  • Aims to reduce family violence
 
Provides assistance for individuals to identify areas of concern and to develop action plans to address concerns through the following: 
  • Sharing of appropriate information with related health and social agencies and providing referrals 
  • Crisis intervention education and workshops 
  • Illness prevention and wellness planning, information and education 
  • Traditional sharing circles 
  • Community outreach education to promote cultural awareness 
 
Also provides: 
  • Assistance with completing forms of any kind 
  • Accessing existing programs and services 
  • Peer counselling for any identified concerns
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Boundaries West to intersection of Woman River/Hwy 560A, then South along Sudbury/Algoma District boundary line to Burwash Lake, East along Timiskaming/Cochrane boundary line to Ont/Que border and North along Ont/Que border to southern shores of Abitibi Lake
Eligibility Métis individuals affected by family violence and/or health concerns
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-264-3939
Toll Free Phone 1-888-497-3939
Fax 705-264-5468
Website www.metisnation.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Ryah Heavens, Community Wellness Coordinator; Phone: 705-264-3939 ext 223; Email: ryahh@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Jennifer Frappier, Office Manager; Phone: 705-264-3939 ext 226; Email: jenniferf@metisnation.org
Site Location Near the T & S Variety Store
Located In Community Timmins
Address 347 Spruce St S
Timmins, ON P4N 2N2
 
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Intersection Spruce St S and Dale Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Front entrance is at street level
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS)