Weechi It Te Win Family Services

Site: Devlin

Service: Family Healing Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers wholistic supports and services for families who have been affected by issues related to unresolved trauma 
  • Provides healthy coping and stabilization techniques, psycho-education and a therapeutic environment to assist families in the healing process 
  • Promotes Anishinaabe culture, ceremony and land-based teachings 
  • Collaborates with other First Nation service providers for program delivery
 
Program is offered in three phases: 
  • Pre-treatment/orientation including intake 
  • Treatment, provided through a 15-day outpatient program 
  • Post-discharge/aftercare services up to six months
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
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
  • Families of any of the 10 First Nations communities in the Rainy Lake Tribal Region living either on/off-reserve 
  • Family members must make a commitment to their own healing process and 
  • Must actively participate in all components of the program 
  • Individuals on a methadone/suboxone program are accepted
 
NOTE: NOT accepted are individuals actively using/misusing/abusing alcohol/drugs or deemed high-risk for violence
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source; referral form available on website 
  • Requires submission of completed information package, available on website
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-486-1618 
WFS Office 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 807-486-1761 
WFS Office 807-274-8435
E-Mail laurie.rose@weechi.ca
Website www.weechi.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Heidi Bolen-Kreger, Intake Treatment Specialist; Phone: 807-274-3201 ext 1006; Email: heidi.bolen-kreger@weechi.ca
Alternate Contact Ed Yerxa, Family Healing Program Manager; Phone: 807-274-3201 ext 1005; Email: ed.yerxa@weechi.ca
Located In Community Devlin
Address 71 McTavish Rd
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
 
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Intersection McTavish Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address PO Box 812 
1457 Idylwild Dr 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)