Pikangikum First Nation

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services 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-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Pikangikum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pikangikum First Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence or other crisis situation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-773-5550
Fax 807-773-5923
E-Mail pikangikumnursingstation@knet.ca
Primary Executive Crisis Team 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 Crisis Intervention 
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); Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)