Slate Falls Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides immediate, short term crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence, crime and tragedy  
  • Offers immediate on site or telephone assistance  
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary  
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety  
  • Provides information and referrals to appropriate resources and services  
  • Advocates on behalf of victims
 
Support services 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 Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members of Slate Falls Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5700
Fax 1-888-431-5617
Primary Executive Glen Whiskeyjack, Crisis Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-737-5700 ext 114
Alternate Executive Elsie Sakakeesic, Band Administrator; Email: esakakeesic@slatefalls.ca
Site Location Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Located In Community Slate Falls First Nation
Address 48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Program 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)