Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
Provincial 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 Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm 
Alcoholics Anonymous/Support meetings: times vary, call office to confirm dates
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing 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, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5602
Toll Free Phone 1-888-238-0102
Fax 807-488-5942
E-Mail health@naongashiing.ca
Website www.bigisland.ca
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Primary Executive Joanne Cobiness, Native Alcohol and Drug Awareness Worker; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 222; Email: nnadap@naongashiing.ca
Alternate Executive Isaac Big George, Health Director; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 223
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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)