Kenora Chiefs Advisory

Site: Kenora - Veterans Drive

Service: Gambling Addictions Awareness

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides community-based approaches to address problem gambling 
  • Offers advocacy and support in making healthy choices about gambling 
  • Provides awareness and educational workshops on Responsible Gambling and related topics 
  • Increases awareness of personal financial and family problems and high risk problems 
  • Encourages individuals to seek assistance from a 24-hour confidential problem gambling helpline
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Summer Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation
Boundaries Awareness and Educational workshops provided in all 28 Treaty #3 First Nations communities
Eligibility First Nations individuals aged 12 years and over demonstrating signs of gambling addiction
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-8144
Toll Free Phone 1-855-367-2600
Crisis Phone Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505
Fax 807-467-2656
E-Mail administration@kenorachiefs.ca
Website www.kenorachiefs.ca
Primary Contact Amanda Fobister, Gambling Addictions; Phone: 807-467-8144 ext 236; Email: amanda.fobister@kenorachiefs.ca
Primary Executive Jocelyne Goretzki, Health Director; Phone: 807-467-8144 ext 235; Email: jocelyne.goretzki@kenorachiefs.ca
Alternate Executive Freedom Bird, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-467-8144 ext 222; Email: freedom.bird@kenorachiefs.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 240 Veterans Dr, Suite 301
Kenora, ON P9N 3X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Responsible Gambling 
PO Box 349 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health Promotion