Ginoogaming First Nation

Site: New Ginoogaming Health Centre

Service: Crisis Intervention

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence and suicide 
  • Offers immediate on site or telephone assistance 
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary 
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety 
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions
 
Also coordinates: 
  • Crisis plan to follow in response to suicide intervention, domestic violence intervention and any other form of crisis situations that may arise in community 
  • Information sessions and workshops on techniques for healing strategies
 
Support Services 
Includes the following services: 
  • Debriefing and stabilization following crisis situation 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Information about/referrals to appropriate resources and services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ginoogaming First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-876-2732
After Hours Phone 807-876-1660
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-876-1614
Website www.ginoogaming.ca
Primary Contact Charla Charles, Crisis Coordinator; Email: charla.charles@ginoogamingfn.ca
Primary Executive Sheri Taylor, Health Director and Crisis Coordinator; Email: sheri.taylor@ginoogamingfn.ca
Alternate Executive Vanessa Legarde, Community Health Representative; Email: vanessa.legarde@ginoogamingfn.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address 203 Balsam Rd
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
PO Box 89 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)