Grassy Narrows First Nation

Site: Trappers Building

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Grassy Narrows First Nation
Eligibility Members of Grassy Narrows 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
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-925-2210 
807-925-2281
Fax 807-925-2649
E-Mail grassynarrowsfirstnation@knet.ca
Website www.grassynarrows.ca
Primary Contact Andrew Keewatin Jr, Addictions Worker
Alternate Contact Clara Kokokopenace, Addictions Worker; Phone: 807-925-2201; Email: clarakokokopenace@knet.ca
Primary Executive Wayne Hyacinthe, Health Director; Phone: 807-925-2850
Site Location Community is 80 km N of Kenora at the end of Hwy 671, along the English-Wabigoon river system near the Manitoba border
Located In Community Grassy Narrows First Nation
Address Trappers Building
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
Box 211 
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
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)