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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides clinical support and treatment services for children's mental health issues and behavioral, emotional and social difficulties
Offers assessments in following areas: 
  • Cognitive 
  • Developmental 
  • Educational 
  • Family Capacity 
  • Mental Health
Methods of treatment can include: 
  • Behaviour management 
  • Counselling (individual and group) 
  • Play therapy 
  • Positive parenting
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
After Hours Mon-Fri 5 pm-8 am, Weekends and holidays 24 hours
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation - Big Island ; Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation - Big Grassy River ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - Mitaanjigamiing
Eligibility Must be a member of any of the 10 First Nations communities in the Rainy Lake Tribal Region either on/off-reserve

Psychological services can be accessed by:
  • Children in care and their families
  • Children and families receiving child welfare services
  • Children and careworkers at Giizhikaandag Healing Centre
  • Community Care teams
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3201
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-2911
After Hours Phone 807-274-3201 (Leave message and call will be returned within 30 minutes)
Fax 807-274-8435
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Executive Lauris Werenko, Clinical Services Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-0483 ext 1; Fax: 807-274-5204; Email:
Alternate Executive Haley Keast, Children's Mental Health Worker; Phone: 807-274-0483 ext 3; Email:
Site Location Nanicost Building
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 1457 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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Intersection Idylwild Dr and Lake Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 812 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button door; Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible ; Building has elevator
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)