Matachewan First Nation

Site: Health Clinic

Service: Family Well Being Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2 
Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730
Description (Service) Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community 
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships 
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care
 
Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Activities that revitalize Native language 
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention 
  • Community events such as feasts 
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups 
  • Referrals to other programs and services 
  • School programs 
  • Traditional land-based healing events
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Matachewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Matachewan First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-565-2230
Toll Free Phone 1-866-781-4189
Fax 705-565-2585
Website www.matachewanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Tara Grenier, Family Well Being Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 226; Email: fwbp@mfnrez.ca
Primary Executive Marilyn Groulx, Band Manager; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 224; Email: bandmanager@mfnrez.ca
Site Location Community is off Hwy 66 approx 30 km SE of Matachewan, 60 km W of Kirkland Lake
Located In Community Matachewan
Address 1 Moyneur Ave
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 208 
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2017
Funding Regional / Municipal - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)