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Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9 Family Well-Being Program, Head Office - Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 100 Back St, Unit 200, Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2 Phone 807-625-4939, toll-free 1-800-465-9952, fax 807-623-7730

Organization: Cat Lake First Nation - Cat Lake Health Authority - Family Well Being Program  
Phone Numbers: Main 807-347-2027
807-347-2553
Fax: 807-347-2565
Address:
c/o Family Well Being Program
PO Box 87
Cat Lake, ON
P0V 1J0
Street Address:
Cat Lake  
Location: Community is 180 km N of Sioux Lookout along the N shores of Cat Lake river system
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Rita Wesley - Health Program Manager
Public Contacts: Maryanne Keewaykapow - Family Well Being Program Coordinator
Service Description: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care

Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following:
  • Activities that revitalize Native language
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention
  • Community events such as feasts
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups
  • Referrals to other programs and services
  • School programs
  • Traditional land-based healing events

Fees: None
Application: Program registration recommended
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Cat Lake First Nation
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Ojibway, available upon request
Area Served:
Northern  
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on January 17, 2019

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