Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Peetabeck Health Services

Service: Family Well Being Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2 
Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730
Description (Service) Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community 
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships 
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care
 
Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Activities that revitalize Native language 
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention 
  • Community events such as feasts 
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups 
  • Referrals to other programs and services 
  • School programs 
  • Traditional land-based healing events
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Fort Albany First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-1131
Fax 705-278-1069
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
Primary Contact Thomas Scott, Family Well Being Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-278-1131 ext 264; Email: thomashalfwayscott@hotmail.com
Primary Executive Giselle Kataquapit, Health Director; Email: giselekataquapit@phsmail.com
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address 7 School Rd
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Family Well Being Program 
PO Box 181 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2017
Funding Regional / Municipal - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)