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Bearskin Lake First Nation

Family Well Being Program

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Description
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
Comments
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730
Eligibility
Members and residents of Bearskin Lake First Nation
Application Process
Program registration recommended
Office
807-363-9937
Fax
807-363-9876
Mailing Address
PO Box 25
c/o MMAD
Bearskin Lake, ON, P0V 1E0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Darlene Beardy, Family Well Being Program Coordinator
Phone: 807-363-2572
Health Director
Wesley Nothing
Email: wesn@michikan.ca
Phone: Cell 807-738-0127
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 11, 2022
Address
MMAD Building
Bearskin Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1E0
  • Michikan Lake Wellness Centre is located in the community of Bearskin Lake First Nation
  • Situated¬†in the Michikan Members Against Drugs building

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Bearskin Lake First Nation