Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - King St

Service: Transitional Youth Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides support to youth with developmental disabilities to create a life plan for the transition to life after graduating from high school 
  • Assists with various applications such as housing, passport, special services and Ontario Disability Support Pension 
  • Advocates on behalf of the family and individual
 
Offers guidance and support for: 
  • Community resources 
  • Education and learning opportunities 
  • Employment and training opportunities 
  • Recreation and leisure 
  • Volunteer experiences
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; Lac Seul ; MacDowell Lake First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Mishkeegogamang First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Webequie First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Boundaries The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
 
First Nation (FN) individuals living in any of the FN communities in the Sioux Lookout district
 
Individual must: 
  • Agree to program by choice 
  • Have an identified developmental disability 
  • Be leaving school or have been out no more than 2 years 
  • Not be receiving accommodation support by the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) 
  • Have little or no daytime activities appropriate for their strength and need 
  • Agree to participate in a planning process, along with family and interested persons, to identify outcomes to be achieved and supported
Application Intake assessment required with Transition Facilitator
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-4797
Toll Free Phone 1-855-885-8824
Fax 807-737-4467
E-Mail info@slfnha.com
Website www.slfnha.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Donna Morris, Transition Facilitator; Phone: 807-737-4797 ext 212; Email: donna.morris@slfnha.com
Alternate Executive Janet Gordon, Director of Health Services; Email: janet.gordon@slfnha.com
Site Location Down the street from OPP station
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 61B King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
 
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Intersection King St and 5th Ave
Mailing Address c/o Developmental Services, Transitions Program 
PO Box 1300 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp but no automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Funding Provincial ; Federal