Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Health Services - Mailing Address

Service: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides education and information on the consequences of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 
  • Offers individual and group counselling sessions  
  • Offers parenting classes  
  • Provides information sessions for teens
 
Advises on the following: 
  • Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD)  
  • Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)  
  • Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (PFAS)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Kashechewan First Nation  
  • Families of children who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Application Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4474 
705-275-4470
Website www.kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Contact Eliza Friday, Health Centre Reception; Email: elizafriday@kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Executive Roberta Wesley, FASD Coordinator
Alternate Executive George Reuben, Health Director; Phone: 705-275-4466 ext 27; Email: georgereuben@kashechewanhealth.com
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address Kashechewan First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o FASD 
PO Box 242 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)