Attawapiskat First Nation

Site: Attawapiskat Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues 
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required 
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request
 
Prevention 
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions 
  • Holds educational sessions in schools  
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events
 
Intervention 
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events  
  • Provides individual and group discussions  
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings
 
Aftercare Services 
Provides the following services aimed at preventing alcohol and drug abuse problems from reoccurring: 
  • Counselling, sharing circles and support groups  
  • Regular phone calls and home visits  
  • Referrals to band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation
Eligibility Members of Attawapiskat First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone NNADAP 705-997-9960 
Health Centre 705-997-2149
Fax 705-997-1146
Website www.attawapiskat.org
Primary Executive Robert Nakogee, Addictions Worker; Email: rnakogee@hotmail.com
Alternate Executive Joe Tippeneskum, Health Services Director; Phone: 705-997-9960; Email: joe.tippeneskum@gmail.com
Site Location Community is located on W James Bay near mouth of Attawapiskat River, 160 km N of Moosonee
Located In Community Attawapiskat First Nation
Address Attawapiskat First Nation, ON P0L 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 248 
Attawapiskat, ON P0L 1A0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)