Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides mobile crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence 
  • Provides immediate on site intervention or telephone assistance  
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary  
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety  
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions 
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Provides information and referrals to appropriate resources and services
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 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
Application Call for assistance
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
Crisis Phone 807-274-3201 (If calling after hours, leave message and call will be returned promptly)
Fax 807-274-8435
E-Mail info@weechi.ca
Website www.weechi.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Raylene Johnson, Receptionist
Primary Executive Carrie Atatise-Norwegian, Director, Naaniigaan Abinoojii; Email: carrie.an@weechi.ca
Alternate Executive Laurie Rose, Executive Director; Phone: 807-274-3201 ext 4053; Email: laurie.rose@weechi.ca
Site Location Nanicost Bldg
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 and Youth Services (MCYS)