Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Site: Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Service: Community Wellness Worker Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides off-site supervision and support to member communities in their implementation of the Community Wellness Worker (CWW) program 
  • Promotes healthy lifestyles through culturally based programs and healing 
  • Addresses and aims to reduce family violence
Program delivered at the community level consists of the following services:  
  • Provides assistance for individuals to identify areas of concern and to develop action plans to address concerns 
  • Liaises and networks with related health and social agencies and provides referrals 
  • Provides crisis intervention education and workshops 
  • Offers illness prevention and wellness planning, information and education 
  • Provides community outreach education to promote cultural awareness
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation - Eagle Lake First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation - Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation
Eligibility First Nation individuals living in the communities within the Dryden Tribal Area
Application Services are accessed at a local level in individual communities
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-5080
Fax 807-223-5012
Primary Contact Michaela Parenteau, Community Health and Home Care Nurse; Phone: 807-223-5080 ext 226
Primary Executive Rita Letourneau, Executive Director; Phone: 807-223-5080 ext 225
Located In Community Dryden
Address 105 King St
Dryden, ON P8N 1C1
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Intersection King St and Kirkpatrick Ave
Mailing Address c/o CWW 
PO Box 326 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Feb 1996
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)