Poplar Hill First Nation

Site: Health Clinic

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services in community crisis situations and 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 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Poplar Hill First Nation
Eligibility Members of Poplar Hill First Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence or other crisis situation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-772-8828
Crisis Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police 807-772-1030
Fax 807-772-8869
Website poplarhill.firstnation.ca/
Primary Executive Tyrah Keeper, Crisis Team Intervention Worker
Alternate Executive Barbara Strang, Health Director
Site Location Community is approx 120 km N of Red Lake along banks of Berens River near Ont/Man border
Located In Community Poplar Hill First Nation
Address Poplar Hill, ON P0V 3E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
PO Box 1 
Poplar Hill, ON P0V 3E0
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)