Description & Services
Public Comments Clinic fax: 807-274-3855
Description (Service)
  • Provides mental health services with emphasis on a holistic approach 
  • Provides support, counselling and accompaniment to hospital for individuals at risk of suicide 
  • Holds community and school presentations on suicide prevention
 
Offers individual, family and group counselling for: 
  • Family violence and support 
  • Grief 
  • Parent and child conflicts 
  • Peer pressure for teens 
  • Substance abuse 
  • Teen violence
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation - Big Island ; Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation - Big Grassy ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River District ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - Mitaanjigamiing
Eligibility Aboriginal people living in the Rainy River District both on/off-reserve
Application Requires completed referral/intake form; available at Health Access Centre office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3131
Fax Administration 807-274-6280 
Clinic 807-274-3855
E-Mail info@gizhac.com
Website www.gizhac.com
Primary Executive Brenda Whitehead, Mental Health Worker; Email: bwhitehead@gizhac.com
Alternate Executive James Woods, Mental Health Worker; Email: jwoods@gizhac.com
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 1460 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
 
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Intersection Idlywild Dr and Lake Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 686 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); Ministry of Health Promotion; North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN); Ministry of Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy