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Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Nodin Child and Family Intervention Services

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Provides mental health services for First Nation individuals and families in the Sioux Lookout area

Provides the following services:
  • Intake, assessment and case management services
  • Individual and family counselling for various issues including but not limited to, bereavement, grief, family violence, suicide
  • Education, resources and training seminars in northern First Nation communities on mental health issues

Also provides the following programs and services:

Acute Care Services
  • Provides intensive counselling for individuals requiring acute care services

Special Needs Program
  • Offers case management and mental health services for children and youth with special needs including emotional, developmental and/or intellectual problems
  • Provides support to parents/families in accessing other resources and financial assistance
  • Offers advocacy on behalf of clients/families for other services

Specialty Sessions
  • Coordinates specialty clinics including psychiatry, tele-psychiatry, psychology and art therapy
  • Provides tele-conferencing with Sick Children's Hospital and other health providers
  • Offers education and information sessions with visiting specialists
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
First Nation individuals of all ages experiencing mental health issues
Acute Care Services
  • Individuals experiencing severe mental health issues and requiring prompt intervention
Special Needs Program
  • Children and youth 0-18 years of age with multi-complex special needs


Residency Requirements: 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Application Process
Intake assessment required for all services
Acute Care Services
  • Requires referral from medical doctor
Special Needs and Specialty Sessions
  • Open to referrals from any source
Specialty Sessions
  • Requires prior arrangements to be made
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- One designated parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level with front door buzzer; Washroom -- Accessible with bar in washroom
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(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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