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Matawa First Nations Management
Regional Crisis Intervention

  • Promotes the safety of each community through the emergency response plans coordinated by the area First Response teams
  • Acts as the liaison between the communities and Nishnawbe-Aski Nation in regards to responding to regional crisis situations
  • Provides training to each community's crisis coordinators, volunteer crisis teams and community members
  • Provides support to community crisis coordinators with office procedures, documentation and reporting
  • Facilitates intervention, counselling and support group services for community members who are experiencing some form of crisis
  • Maintains and updates a Regional Crisis Response Manual that includes all the Matawa Territory communities Crisis Response Plans
Support services provided can include:
  • Debriefing and stabilization
  • Identification of issues and appropriate referrals to community and regional resources
  • Spiritual support
Services provided for various reasons including the following but not limited to:
  • Accidental deaths
  • Attempted suicide
  • Bullying in the schools
  • Domestic assaults and violence
  • Flooding and/or evacuation
  • Homicide
  • Loss through fire
  • Sudden death
  • Trauma of any form
Hours of Operation
As of 17Mar2020: Offices are closed due to COVID-19 - normal operations expected to resume April 6, 2020Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Matawa Territory and be experiencing some form of immediate crisis such as violence or suicide
Application Process
Services are accessed at a local level, contact Band Office
Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels ; Lower level not accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On March 17, 2020

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