Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - King St

Service: Developmental Services, Community Outreach Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Coordinates the Mashkikiiwininiwag Mazinaatesjigan Wichiiwewin (MMW) program for adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities through video conferencing 
  • Provides enhanced access to clinical services and resources for Northern Ontario First Nation communities 
  • Allows individuals and families to receive treatment, resources and information without having to travel outside their own community
Video conferencing is conducted by a team of professionals providing assessment, treatment, education and consultation in the following areas: 
  • Behaviour therapy 
  • Occupational therapy 
  • Psychiatry 
  • Psychology 
  • Speech and language pathology
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; 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 ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Boundaries The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults living with developmental/intellectual disabilities within First Nation communities
Application Intake assessment required with Community Outreach worker
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 807-737-3734
Primary Executive Christine Sawanas, Community Outreach Worker; Phone: 807-737-4797 ext 205; Fax: 807-737-4467; Email:
Alternate Executive Janet Gordon, Director of Health Services; Phone: 807-737-1802; Email:
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 Community Outreach 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