Slate Falls Nation

Site: Nursing Station

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 Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members of Slate Falls Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5757
Fax 1-888-431-5617
Primary Contact Freddie Sakakeesic, Family Well Being Program Coordinator
Alternate Contact Connie Kakepetum, Family Well Being Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-630-7052
Primary Executive Ruby Bighead, Health Director; Email: rbighead@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 Family Well Being Program 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
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)