North Caribou Lake First Nation

Site: Family Services Building

Service: Family Well Being Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2 
Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730
Description (Service) Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community 
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships 
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care
 
Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Activities that revitalize Native language 
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention 
  • Community events such as feasts 
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups 
  • Referrals to other programs and services 
  • School programs 
  • Traditional land-based healing events
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served North Caribou First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-469-5191
Fax 807-469-1315
E-Mail northcariboulakefirstnation@knet.ca
Primary Contact Naomi Chikane, Family Well Being Program Coordinator
Primary Executive Monica Kanate, Health Director; Phone: 807-469-5351; Email: monicakanate@northcaribou.ca
Alternate Executive Jacqueline Crane, Band Administrator
Site Location Community is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In Community North Caribou First Nation
Address Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Family Well Being Program 
PO Box 158 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2017
Funding Regional / Municipal - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)