Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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: 
  • 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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Alcoholics Anonymous/Support meetings: times vary, call office to confirm dates
Areas Served Stanjikoming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2188
Fax 807-274-9182
E-Mail secretary@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Website www.mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Contact James A Henderson, Addictions Counsellor; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 258 * (Cell) 807-275-7769; Email: addictions@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Executive Jamie Lynn Anderson, Health Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 232 * (Cell) 807-271-2302; Email: health@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Site Location Community is approx 56 km NE of Fort Frances off Hwy 17 onto Hwy 611, along shores of Stanjikoming Bay on Rainy Lake
Located In Community Stanjikoming First Nation
Address Stanjikoming First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 609 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)