North Caribou Lake First Nation

Site: Sena Memorial Nursing Station

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues 
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required 
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request
 
Prevention 
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions 
  • Holds educational sessions in schools  
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events
 
Intervention 
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events  
  • Provides individual and group discussions  
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings
 
Aftercare provided for preventing reoccurrence: 
  • Counselling, sharing circles and support groups 
  • Regular phone calls and home visits  
  • Referrals to band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served North Caribou First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-469-5211
Fax 807-469-5393
E-Mail northcariboulakefirstnation@knet.ca
Primary Contact George Williams, Addictions Worker; Phone: 807-469-5211 ext 230 * 807-469-5191
Alternate Contact Paul Johnup, Addictions Worker; Email: pauljohnup@knet.ca
Primary Executive Monica Kanate, Health Director; Phone: 807-469-5351; Email: monicakanate@northcaribou.ca
Site Location Community is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In Community North Caribou First Nation
Address 25 Whitefish Lake Rd
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
General Delivery 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
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)