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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Addictions Services Initiative

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Description
  • Provides services for Ontario Works (OW) participants with addictions to alcohol, illicit drugs and/or prescription drugs
  • Focuses on providing support in overcoming individual barriers to employment through treatment
  • Coordinates and facilitates related workshops
  • Provides transportation of clients participating in either the Addictions Services Initiative (ASI) program or an employment support activity
  • Works on the Harm Reduction philosophy and on the Stages of Change plan to support each person at individual stages on their road to recovery
Provides the following services:
  • Assessment to determine the best path to recovery, self sufficiency and well being
  • Intensive case management
  • Assistance in identifying education, vocational/career goals and help with developing a plan to achieve short and long term goals
  • Referrals to other agencies such as Wiikwemkoong Health Services, Manitoulin Withdrawal Program and other mental health/treatment programs
  • Support services during external treatment process and aftercare phase
Eligibility
Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Must be:
  • Ontario Works (OW) participants currently on benefits and
  • Struggling with alcohol, illicit drugs and/or prescription drug addictions


Application Process
Open to referrals from any source including self-referral
Office
705-859-3158 - Ontario Works
Fax
705-859-3544
Web Site
https://www.wiikwemkoong.ca/
Mailing Address
PO Box 112
c/o Wikwemikong Administration
Wikwemikong, ON, P0P 2J0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Monica Mandamin, Program Assistant
ASI Case Supervisor
Lorraine Beaudry
Email: lbeaudry@wiikwemkoong.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 27, 2022
Address
ASI Office, 2098 Wikwemikong Way
Wiikwemkoong First Nation, ON, P0P 2J0
  • Addictions Services office is located at Wikwemikong Way
  • Situated at Unit 1 in the Mini-Mall

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1600
Tue
0800 to 1600
Wed
0800 to 1600
Thu
0800 to 1600
Fri
0800 to 1600

Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Wikwemikong