Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Thunder Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 2
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Promotes healthy lifestyles through culturally based programs and healing 
  • Aims to reduce family violence
 
Provides assistance for individuals to identify areas of concern and to develop action plans to address concerns through the following: 
  • Sharing of appropriate information with related health and social agencies and providing referrals 
  • Crisis intervention education and workshops 
  • Illness prevention and wellness planning, information and education 
  • Traditional sharing circles 
  • Community outreach education to promote cultural awareness 
 
Also provides: 
  • Assistance with completing forms of any kind 
  • Accessing existing programs and services 
  • Peer counselling for any identified concerns
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Boundaries From Thunder Bay, North to Armstrong, West to English River, South to Saganaga Lake along Canada/US border, East to Simpson Island on Lake Superior
Eligibility Métis individuals affected by family violence and/or health concerns
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-5025
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-4889
Fax 807-623-7036
E-Mail thunderbaymetis@hotmail.com
Website www.thunderbaymetiscouncil.com
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Primary Contact Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-624-5022
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Jean Camirand, Council President; Email: tboffice@metisnation.org
Site Location South Ward, former Royal Canadian Legion, Fort William Br 5 Bldg
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 226 May St S, Main Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B4
 
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Intersection May St S and Arthur St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- No automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS)