Grassy Narrows First Nation

Site: Grassy Narrows Medical Centre

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services to community in crisis situations and to individuals affected by family violence and suicide 
  • Offers immediate on site or telephone assistance 
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary 
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety 
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions
 
Also coordinates: 
  • Crisis plan to follow in response to suicide intervention, domestic violence intervention and any other form of crisis situations that may arise in community 
  • Information sessions and workshops on techniques for healing strategies
 
Support Services
 
Supports can include but are not limited to: 
  • Debriefing and stabilization following crisis situation 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Meal preparation, transportation, homemaking and other areas requiring support for families in crisis situations such as the suicide of a youth 
  • Information about/referrals to appropriate resources and services
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Grassy Narrows First Nation
Eligibility Members of Grassy Narrows First Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-925-2652
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-925-2649
E-Mail grassynarrowsfirstnation@knet.ca
Website www.grassynarrows.ca
Primary Contact Donovan Landon, Crisis Intervention Coordinator
Alternate Contact Dion Keewatin, Crisis Responder
Primary Executive Wayne Hyacinthe, Health Director; Phone: 807-925-2850 * 807-925-2274
Alternate Executive Simon Fobister, Chief; Phone: 807-407-1574; Email: chiefsimonfobister@gmail.com
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 Grassy Narrows, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
Box 211 
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)