Wapekeka First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence and suicide 
  • Coordinates emergency response plans through the area Resource Team as part of Shibogama Tribal Council 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Crisis Intervention: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Wapekeka First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wapekeka First Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-2320
Fax 807-537-2527
E-Mail health@wapekeka.ca
Website www.wapekeka.ca
Primary Executive Edward Anderson, Crisis Coordinator
Alternate Executive Beatrice Anderson, Health Director; Phone: 807-537-2475; Email: beatricea@wapekeka.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NW of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Wapekeka First Nation
Address Wapekeka First Nation, ON P0V 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
PO Box 1 
Wapekeka, ON P0V 1B0
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)