Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Band Office is located at 202 Band Office Rd
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services to community in 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 Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Members of Keewaywin First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-771-1210
Toll Free Phone 1-866-437-9505
Crisis Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 807-771-1177
Fax 807-771-1053
Website www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Abraham Monias, Crisis Coordinator
Alternate Executive James Kakepetum, Health Director; Email: jameskakepetum@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
PO Box 90 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)