Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healing and Wellness

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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
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Worker
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)