Cat Lake First Nation

Site: Cat Lake Wellness Centre - Mailing Address

Service: Wellness Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Supports reduction and prevention of addiction issues and family and community violence  
  • Provides culturally appropriate mental health services, support services, resources, educational materials, and workshops to address community wellness needs  
  • Provides victim service referrals and emergency support for family violence and mental health crises  
  • Works one-on-one with families experiencing family violence to develop a plan of action for identified concerns  
  • Provides referrals to counselling, legal services, and treatment centres and other needed supports  
  • Organizes and facilitates community events in schools, powwows, and health fairs to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevention of family violence  
  • Develops programs, workshops, promotions, and prevention education campaigns dealing with addictions and family-based violence awareness
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Cat Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Cat Lake First Nation and their children who are experiencing family violence and/or addictions issues and struggling with mental health issues
Application Registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-347-2027 
807-347-2553
Fax 807-347-2565
Primary Contact Edward Keesickquayash, Wellness Coordinator
Primary Executive Rita Wesley, Health Program Manager
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Sioux Lookout along the N shores of Cat Lake river system
Located In Community Cat Lake First Nation
Address Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Wellness Program 
PO Box 75 
Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
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)