Webequie First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence and suicide 
  • Offers immediate on site or telephone assistance 
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary 
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety 
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions
 
Also coordinates: 
  • Crisis plan to follow in response to suicide intervention, domestic violence intervention and any other form of crisis situations that may arise in community 
  • Information sessions and workshops on techniques for healing strategies
 
Support Services
 
Supports can include but are not limited to: 
  • Debriefing and stabilization following crisis situation 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Meal preparation, transportation, homemaking and other areas requiring support for families in crisis situations such as the suicide of a youth 
  • Information about/referrals to appropriate resources and services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Members of Webequie First Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-353-7241
Crisis Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 807-353-1448
Fax 807-353-1551
Website www.webequie.ca
Primary Executive Peter Jacob, Crisis Intervention Coordinator; Phone: 807-353-1210
Alternate Executive Jeffrey Jacob, Health Director; Email: jeffreyj@webequie.ca
Site Location Community is 250 km NE of Pickle Lake, 540 km N of Thunder Bay, on northern peninsula of Eastwood Island in Winisk Lake
Located In Community Webequie First Nation
Address Webequie
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
PO Box 90 
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)