Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

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 services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues 
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required 
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request
 
Prevention 
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions 
  • Holds educational sessions in schools  
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events
 
Intervention 
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events  
  • Provides individual and group discussions  
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings
 
Aftercare provided for preventing reoccurrence includes: 
  • Counselling, sharing circles and support groups 
  • Regular phone calls and home visits  
  • Referrals to band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation struggling with/affected by alcohol/addictions issues
Application
  • Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior 
  • 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 Terrie Pitfield, Addictions 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 ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)