Nibinamik First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations 
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 Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Nibinamik First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nibinamik 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 807-593-1113
Crisis Phone 807-593-1113
Fax 807-593-2246
E-Mail receptionist@nibinamikfn.ca
Website www.nibinamik.ca
Primary Executive Richard Roundhead, Crisis Team Coordinator
Alternate Executive Annie Oskineegish, Health Director; Phone: 807-593-2211; Fax: 807-593-2253; Email: annieosk_001@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is 385 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 500 km N of Thunder Bay along E shores of Nibinamik Lake on Winisk River system
Located In Community Nibinamik First Nation
Address Summer Beaver
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention, Nibinamik First Nation 
PO Box 116 
Summer Beaver, ON P0T 3B0
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)