M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Training and Employment Hub Centre

Service: Addictions Services Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides services for Ontario Works (OW) participants with addictions to alcohol, illicit drugs and/or prescription drugs 
  • Focuses on providing support in overcoming individual barriers to employment through treatment 
  • Coordinates and facilitates related workshops 
  • Provides transportation of clients participating in either the Addictions Services Initiative (ASI) program or an employment support activity 
  • Works on the "Harm Reduction" philosophy and on the "Stages of Change" plan to support each person at individual stages on their road to recovery
 
Provides the following services: 
  • Assessment to determine the best path to recovery, self sufficiency and well being 
  • Intensive case management 
  • Assistance in identifying education, vocational/career goals and help with developing a plan to achieve short and long term goals 
  • Referrals to other agencies such as M'Chigeeng Health Services, Manitoulin Withdrawal Program and other mental health/treatment programs 
  • Support services during external treatment process and aftercare phase
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
 
Must be: 
  • Ontario Works (OW) participants currently on benefits and 
  • Struggling with alcohol, illicit drugs and/or prescription drug addictions
Application Open to referrals from any source including self-referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5362
Fax 705-377-4980
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Addictions Services Caseworker
Alternate Executive John Ense, Department Manager; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 215; Email: johne@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address Administration Building
53 Hwy 551, 2nd Flr
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Addictions Services Initiative 
PO Box 353 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)