Aroland First Nation

Site: Aroland Health Centre - Mailing Address

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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 Health Centre: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm * Fri 9 am-2 pm 
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation
Eligibility Members of Aroland 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 807-329-8686
Fax 807-329-8778
E-Mail arolandhealthcentre@yahoo.ca
Website firstnation.ca/aroland
Primary Executive Samson Meshake, Addictions Worker
Alternate Executive Annabelle Mendowagon, Health Director
Site Location Settlement is located 60 km N of Geraldton, then 20 km W of Nakina on Hwy 643
Located In Community Aroland First Nation
Address Aroland Health Centre
Hwy 643
Aroland, ON P0T 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 10 
Aroland First Nation 
Aroland, ON P0T 1B0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)