Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Promotes the development of good mental health and provides services for individuals with mental health issues 
Provides information and awareness activities including but not limited to: 
  • Depression 
  • Family violence 
  • Stress management
 
Services include: 
  • Counselling services 
  • Cultural activities and crafts 
  • Recreational activities 
  • Wellness activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Neskantaga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Neskantaga First Nation struggling with mental health issues
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-479-2533
Fax 807-479-2505
Primary Contact Doreen Moonias, Referral Clerk
Primary Executive Jennifer Sakanee, Mental Health Worker; Email: jennifer.sakanee@neskantaga.com
Alternate Executive Sharon Sakanee, Health Director; Phone: Band Office 807-479-2570; Fax: 807-479-1138; Email: sharon.sakanee@neskantaga.com
Site Location Community is 180 km NE of Pickle Lake, 560 km N of Thunder Bay, on S shore of Attawapiskat Lake
Located In Community Neskantaga First Nation
Address Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Mental Health 
PO Box 105 
Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)