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Matawa First Nations Management

Regional Crisis Intervention


Description
  • 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
Eligibility
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 (Band Office) and accessed through direct communication with Matawa First Nations Management
Toll Free
1-800-463-2249
Office
807-344-4575
Fax
807-344-2977
Web Site
http://www.matawa.on.ca/
Email
reception@matawa.on.ca
Mailing Address
233 Court St S
2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2X9
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Nicole Jacob, Regional Crisis Coordinator; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3662
Email: njacob@matawa.on.ca
Phone: 807-344-4575 Ext 3662
Manager of Health
Francine Pellerin
Email: fpellerin@matawa.on.ca
Phone: 807-344-4575 Ext 3651
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels; Lower level not accessible
Legal Status
Government - Regional
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 25, 2021
Address
233 Court St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2X9
  • Located at Court St S in the N ward of Thunder Bay
  • Closest intersection is at Court St S and John St
  • Situated near the Real Canadian Wholesale Club

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

As of 17Mar2020: Offices are closed due to COVID-19 - normal operations expected to resume April 6, 2020; closures extended until Sept 30, 2021
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Aroland First Nation
  • Constance Lake First Nation
  • Eabametoong First Nation
  • Ginoogaming First Nation
  • Long Lake 58 First Nation
  • Marten Falls First Nation
  • Neskantaga First Nation
  • Nibinamik First Nation
  • Webequie First Nation