Sandy Lake First Nation

Site: Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre

Service: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
Description (Service)
  • Provides education and information on the consequences of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 
  • Offers individual and group counselling sessions  
  • Offers parenting classes  
  • Provides information sessions for teens
 
Advises on the following: 
  • Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD)  
  • Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)  
  • Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (PFAS)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Sandy Lake First Nation 
  • Families of children who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)
Application
  • Program registration recommended 
  • Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-774-6115 
807-774-6131
Fax 807-774-1585
Website www.sandylakeecd.knet.ca
Primary Contact Irene Goodwin, FASD Coordinator; Email: irenegoodwin@knet.ca
Primary Executive Jennifer Meekis, Centre Coordinator; Phone: 807-774-1121; Email: jennifermeekis@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Joan Rae, Health Director; Phone: 807-774-3461; Email: joanrae@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
 
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Mailing Address c/o FASD/FAE 
PO Box 20 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
Physical Access Fully 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)