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Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Community Mental Health and Addictions Program

Provides mental health and addictions services for communities of the Weeneebayko region
  • Provides mental health workers/counselors in Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Peawanuck, Moosonee and a Psychiatric Clinic Nurse in Moose Factory
  • Offers services of mental health staff including a Regional Clinical Worker, Regional Crisis Intervention/ Early Episode Clinician, Regional Court Worker/Case Manager, Concurrent Disorder Worker, Regional Clinical Team Leader and a Program Director
  • Provides psychiatry services on a regular basis through in-person visits, and via the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Collaborates closely with other programs and services such as the Traditional Healing Program and Sagashtawao Healing Lodge
Services and programs offered include:
  • Addictions and mental health counselling
  • Community support
  • Court support and diversion
  • Early psychosis
  • Follow-up and after care for persons discharged from hospital
  • Intensive case management
  • Management of patients with concurrent diagnoses and mood disorders
  • Public education and awareness
  • Referrals to other agencies/services
  • Self-help initiatives to meet the needs of individuals with a serious/persistent mental illness
Community Mental Health Program phone contacts in other communities:
  • Moose Factory: 705-658-4544 Ext 2239
  • Fort Albany: 705-278-1008, fax 705-278-1121
  • Attawapiskat: 705-997-2323, fax 705-997-2121
  • Kashechewan: 705-275-4568, fax 705-275-1010
  • Peawanuck: 705-473-9986, fax 705-473-9987
Hours of Operation
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600

All sites: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
First Nation members and residents 16 years of and older of the Weeneebayko region struggling with mental health and addictions issues
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required, phone or walk-in
  • Referrals accepted from any source
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
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Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2021