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Tribal Council: Shibogama 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: Wapekeka First Nation - Band Office - Family Well Being Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-537-2315
Fax: 807-537-2336
Email: wfn@wapekeka.ca
Website: www.wapekeka.ca
Address:
c/o Family Well Being Program
PO Box 2
Wapekeka, ON
P0V 1B0
Street Address:
Wapekeka First Nation  
Location: Community is along NE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NE of Big Trout Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Joshua Frogg - Band Administrator and Media Liaison
807-738-2727 * joshuaf@wapekeka.ca
Public Contacts: Clara Winnepetonga - Family Well Being Program Coordinator
claraw@wapekeka.ca
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 Wapekeka First Nation
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Oji-Cree, available upon request
Area Served:
Northern  
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on July 4, 2018

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