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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Addictions Services Initiative

  • Provides services for Ontario Works (OW) participants with addictions to alcohol, illicit drugs and/or prescription drugs
  • Focuses on providing support in overcoming individual barriers to employment through treatment
  • Coordinates and facilitates related workshops
  • Provides transportation of clients participating in either the Addictions Services Initiative (ASI) program or an employment support activity
  • Works on the "Harm Reduction" philosophy and on the "Stages of Change" plan to support each person at individual stages on their road to recovery

Provides the following services:
  • Assessment to determine the best path to recovery, self sufficiency and well being
  • Intensive case management
  • Assistance in identifying education, vocational/career goals and help with developing a plan to achieve short and long term goals
  • Referrals to other agencies such as M'Chigeeng Health Services, Manitoulin Withdrawal Program and other mental health/treatment programs
  • Support services during external treatment process and aftercare phase
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Must be:
  • Ontario Works (OW) participants currently on benefits and
  • Struggling with alcohol, illicit drugs and/or prescription drug addictions
Application Process
Open to referrals from any source including self-referral
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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