Cat Lake First Nation

Site: Cat Lake Health Authority - Mailing Address

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Cat Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Cat Lake 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-347-2027
Fax 807-347-2565
Primary Contact Nathan Stewart, Addictions Worker
Primary Executive Rita Wesley, Health Program Manager
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Sioux Lookout along the N shores of Cat Lake river system
Located In Community Cat Lake First Nation
Address Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 75 
Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
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 - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)