Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation

Site: Esiniiwab Health Centre - 509 Beach Rd

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)  
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 Services 
Provides the following services aimed at preventing alcohol and drug abuse problems from reoccurring: 
  • 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 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Mishkosiminiziibiing 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 Main 807-488-5457 
807-488-5606
Fax 807-488-9644
E-Mail bghealth@outlook.com
Website www.biggrassy.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Dianne Skead, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive April Tuesday, Addictions Worker; Email: aprilstarrtuesday@hotmail.com
Alternate Executive Deborah Whetzel, Health Director; Email: bghealthdirector@outlook.com
Site Location Community is 130 km NW of Fort Frances, off Hwy 621 along SE shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Address Esiniiwab Health Centre
509 Beach Rd, Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 425 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Fully 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); Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)