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Weechi It Te Win Family Services

Ganawendaasowin Assessment Program

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Description
Provides services and supports for Indigenous youth struggling with substance abuse, mental health, or behavioral concerns

Assessment Program includes:
  • Pre-treatment, assessment and stabilization at a three-bed facility focused on alcohol and drug addictions withdrawal
  • A 30-day program with 24-hour supervision
  • Mental health counselling
  • On-site telemedicine program for video consultations with specialists who provide further diagnosis and treatment suggestions
  • Referrals to the Ganawendaasowin Treatment Program (GTP) after completion of the assessment program
Comments
Assessment facility is located at 601 Victoria Ave, Fort Frances
Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 5 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 5 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 5 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 5 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 5 pm

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Assessment Program: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
  • Youth 12 - 17 years of age with alcohol and/or substance abuse issues combined with mental health issues and related behavioral, social and/or emotional difficulties
  • Must be a member of any of the 10 First Nations communities in the Rainy Lake Tribal Region either on/off-reserve

NOT ELIGIBLE: Youth displaying severe mental health, behavioral and/or solvent abuse issues
Application Process
  • Program open to referrals from any source; upon request a referral package is sent out, reviewed upon return and interested parties notified of acceptance/non-acceptance into program
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration package required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
August 31, 2020