Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healing and Wellness

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Non-Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides information based on a combination of traditional and modern health services for family violence, strategies to stop it and healthy relationships 
  • Provides crisis counseling and intervention services to address mental and emotional issues 
  • Facilitates group talking circles  
  • Offers individual peer counselling  
  • Provides referrals to community and regional supports and services including shelters and safe houses for women and their children escaping domestic violence  
  • Provides education and information about health and wellness issues 
  • Hosts traditional gatherings including traditional teachings and feasts
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application
  • Program registration required 
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3030
Fax 705-283-3642
E-Mail health@sheshegwaning.org
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
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Primary Contact Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Worker
Primary Executive Nicole Bush, Health Director; Email: nicole@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Beverly Endanawas, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079B Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
PO Box 1 C-1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)