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M'Chigeeng First Nation

Community Wellness Program


Description
Promotes healthy individuals, families and communities
  • Supports reduction or prevention of family and community violence
  • Provides culturally appropriate support services, resources, educational materials, and workshops to address community wellness needs
  • Participates in and assists to organize community events such as Winter Carnival, Aboriginal Day, Family Fun Weekend and National Addictions Awareness Week
  • Promotes a culturally appropriate approach to healing and wellness
  • Partners with Noojmowin Teg Health Centre and Manitoulin Central Family Health Team
Cultural activities and events include:
  • Drum teaching circles
  • Monthly Healer visits
  • Opening and closing ceremonies
  • Quarterly sweat lodges
  • Seasonal Medicine walks
  • Spring Fast
  • Strengthening Families sessions
Prevention activities offered include:
  • Automated External Defibrillator training
  • Certified Water Safety Swimming lessons
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training
  • First Aid training
  • Fitness Gym management and promotion
  • Health Care provider training
  • Swim Instructor Certificate program
Comments
Swimming lessons are offered at the M'Chigeeng Beach and Dock, usually for 2 weeks during the summer (Mon-Fri) from 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Process
Registration required for Prevention activities
Office
705-377-5347 - Health Centre
Fax
705-377-5090
Web Site
http://www.mchigeeng.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 308
c/o M'Chigeeng Health Centre
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Geraldine Ense-McGregor, Community Wellness Worker
Email: geraldinem@mchigeeng.ca
Phone: 705-377-5347 Ext 219
Fees
Program - Fees for most Prevention training courses; None
Documents Required
Completed registration required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 19, 2022
Address
M'Chigeeng Health Centre, 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng First Nation, ON, P0P 1G0
  • Health Centre is located on Hwy 551 in M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Situated near Lakeview School

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1630
Tue
0800 to 1630
Wed
0800 to 1630
Thu
0800 to 1630
Fri
0800 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
M'Chigeeng First Nation