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Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Health Services Administration


Description
Provides and administers culturally appropriate health programs and services to the member First Nation communities
  • Promotes overall health and enhanced quality of life for community members
  • Offers holistic health and social services that combine traditional values and cultural beliefs with modern practices
  • Promotes spiritual, mental, emotional and physical well-being through a two-week program at the Healing Lodge
  • Oversees the development of a full range of promotion, prevention and intervention services
  • Ensures the needed resources are available in communities
  • Provides services in the Anishinawbe language whenever possible
  • Advocates for members in accessing services outside the community
Health Services Integration Fund (HSIF)
  • Works as an initiative to support collaborative planning between First Nation groups, agencies, provincial ministries and Health Canada to meet the health care needs of First Nations people
  • Focus is on mental health and addictions services, especially prescription drug abuse
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
9 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
9 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
9 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
9 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
First Nation individuals living in the communities within the Dryden Tribal Area
Application Process
Services are accessed at a local level in individual communities
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 17, 2020