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Ngwaagan Gamig Recovery Centre Inc

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program

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Description
Services offered online during Covid-19; contact office for information

Operates a residential (4-week) and out-patient alcohol and drug treatment program
  • Treats the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of those affected by the abuse of alcohol and drugs
  • Assists individuals develop the skills to deal with the effects of substance abuse
  • Assists individuals, families and the community to understand the impact that alcohol and drugs have on their lives through a public information system
  • Works with youth to develop problem solving and social skills as well as culturally related self-esteem goals in order to assist them in living a drug free life
  • Enhances the understanding of the community of the way in which traditional values and beliefs can help build a healthy family and a stronger community
  • Encourages individuals, agencies and community groups to actively work together to define and implement programs in the community which lead to healthier families and communities
  • Encourages the continued health of individuals through creation of an after-care and follow-up program
Eligibility
Clients must meet the following requirements:
  • Be 18 years of age and older, and a First Nation person or self-identified
  • Be detoxified and free from alcohol withdrawal symptoms at least one month
  • Be willing to attend any pre-treatment activities and/or referral to an addictions agency
  • Be determined to live a healthier way of life, demonstrate willingness and be able to participate in treatment
  • Provide one piece of picture identification which will be requested by driver at time of pick-up or front desk staff
Application Process
  • Referrals accepted from community-based counsellors, Community Health Representatives, Addictions workers, social service workers, health-related agencies and self-referral
  • Intake assessment and treatment referral package, available at office or on website, must be completed; accepted by mail or fax
Toll Free
1-877-649-2242
Office
705-859-2324
Fax
705-859-2325
Web Site
http://www.ngwaagan.ca/
Email
information@ngwaagan.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 81
Wikwemikong, ON, P0P 2J0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Kim Kitchikeg, Intake/Aftercare Worker
Addictions Treatment Manager
Wanda Kimewon
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed treatment and referral package required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 12, 2022
Address
56 Pitawanakwat St
Wikwemikong First Nation, ON, P0P 2J0
  • Located at Pitawanakwat St in the community of Wiikwemkoong¬†near the Wikwemikong Band Office
  • Closest intersection is at Pitawanakwat St and Amikook St
  • Community is located at E end of Manitoulin Island off Hwy 6 from Manitowaning

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:45 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Algoma District
  • Cochrane District
  • Kenora District
  • Manitoulin District
  • Nipissing District
  • Rainy River District
  • Sudbury District
  • Thunder Bay District
  • Timiskaming District