Wabaseemoong Independent Nations

Site: Health Centre

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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations struggling with/affected by addictions
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2440
Fax 807-927-2079
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Primary Contact Theresa Takanye, Addictions Worker; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 129
Primary Executive Gretchen Bunting, Health Director; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 144
Alternate Executive Denise Moose, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 142
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Whitedog
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
Physical Access Fully 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)