Slate Falls Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Brighter Futures Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides programs and activities to increase awareness, build knowledge and enhance skills for healthy living 
  • Operates a youth drop-in centre 
  • Carries out fund-raising efforts with children and youth to offset program costs and to teach financial responsibility 
  • Provides activities and sports events upon request 
  • Offers educational sessions about healthy living topics
 
Offers various activities for different age groups that include: 
  • Arts and crafts 
  • Ball hockey 
  • Baseball games 
  • Exercise classes 
  • Hunting, fishing and survival skills teaching 
  • Kids playtime 
  • Movie nights 
  • Outdoor and indoor sports 
  • Traditional teachings 
  • Weight training
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members of Slate Falls Nation 
Activities and sports events offered for following age groups: 
  • Children 2-6 years of age 
  • Children 7-12 years of age 
  • Youth 13-18 years of age 
  • Young adults 19-35 years of age
Application Pre-registration for activities recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5700
Fax 1-888-431-5617
Website www.slatefalls.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Jonathan Bighead, Brighter Futures Coordinator
Primary Executive Ruby Bighead, Health Director; Email: rbighead@slatefalls.ca
Site Location Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Located In Community Slate Falls First Nation
Address 48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Brighter Futures 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
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)