McDowell Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Mental Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Program operates out of the Band Office in Red Lake; also offered in Thunder Bay on a consistent basis to members living in the city
Description (Service) Promotes the development of good mental health and provides services for individuals with mental health issues 
 
Provides information and awareness activities including but not limited to: 
  • Depression  
  • Family violence  
  • Stress management
 
Services include: 
  • Counselling services  
  • Cultural activities and crafts  
  • Recreational activities  
  • Wellness activities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served McDowell Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of McDowell Lake First Nation struggling with mental health issues
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-735-1381 Ext 1308
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-3740
Fax 807-727-9494
Website www.mcdowelllake.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Mary Lawson, Mental Health Worker; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 6001; Email: marylawson@knet.ca
Primary Executive Rosalind Andrews, Health Director; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1007; Email: rosalindandrews@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Lorna Dansereau, Band Administrator; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1308; Email: lornadansereau@knet.ca
Site Location Band Office is located in Red Lake, Community is located approx 155 km NE of Red Lake on central W shore of McDowell Lake
Located In Community Red Lake
Address 146 Howey St, Unit 202
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o McDowell Lake Health Dept 
PO Box 321 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)