Pikangikum First Nation

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Mental Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service)
  • Promotes the development of good mental health and provides services for individuals with mental health issues 
  • Provides the services of 2 mental health workers who work from the Nursing Station with community members
 
Provides information and awareness activities including but not limited to: 
  • Depression 
  • Family violence 
  • Stress management
 
Services include: 
  • Counselling services 
  • Cultural activities and crafts 
  • Psychologist consultations through video conferencing 
  • Recreational activities 
  • Wellness activities
 
Youth Services 
  • Provides mental health services specifically for youth at the Community Centre through 2 mental health workers employed by Nodin
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Pikangikum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pikangikum First Nation struggling with mental health/addictions issues 
Youth Services 
  • Community youth under 17 years of age
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
 
Youth Services 
  • Appointments recommended 
  • Services provided at the Community Centre
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-773-5550
Fax 807-773-5272
E-Mail pikangikumnursingstation@knet.ca
Primary Executive Mental Health Coordinator
Alternate Executive Lawrence Peters, Health Director; Phone: 807-773-5300; Email: lawpeters@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is approx 100 km NW of Red Lake, on E shores of Pikangikum Lake at the Berens River
Located In Community Pikangikum First Nation
Address Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Mental Health 
General Delivery 
Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)