Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Site: Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building

Service: Community Wellness Worker

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Supports reduction or prevention of family and community violence 
  • Provides victim service referrals and emergency support for family violence  
  • Works one-on-one with families experiencing family violence to develop a plan of action for identified concerns 
  • Provides referrals to counselling, legal services, and treatment centres 
  • Offers Aboriginal culture-based healing, self-help processes for anger management, and positive self-image development; alternative discipline methods and positive relationships 
  • Organizes and facilitates community events in schools, powwows, and health fairs to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevention of family violence  
  • Develops programs, workshops, promotions, and prevention education campaigns dealing with family-based violence awareness
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation and their children who are experiencing family violence or struggling with maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-6340
Fax 807-548-5035
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Primary Executive Stephen Powassin, Community Wellness Worker
Alternate Executive Linda Copenace, Health Director; Email: director@womc.ca
Site Location Community is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Address Golf Course Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
 
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Mailing Address c/o Community Wellness 
PO Box 1850 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
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)