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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Responsible for providing prevention programs and activities focused on family wellness 
Coordinates the following components of the program: 
Family Nutrition 
Provides hands-on cooking classes for participants to prepare healthy low-fat recipes and eat together 
Parent Education 
Teaches parents about effective communication skills, abuse awareness prevention, self-care and life skills 
Parent and Child Social Activities 
Develops and delivers activities for families including Christmas socials, family wellness days and women's wellness workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-May  
Mon-Fri 8 am-12:00, 12:30-4:15 pm Jun-Aug
Areas Served Garden River First Nation
  • Members of Garden River First Nation living on the reserve 
  • Programs and services may be extended to others based on resources available and/or program/service guidelines
Application Registration required for program participation
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-5710
Fax 705-946-5702
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Marie T Pine, In-Home Family Support Worker and Coordinator; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 214; Email:
Alternate Contact Luanne Povey, Community Outreach Supervisor; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 210; Email:
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 and St Mary's River, 3 km NE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Garden River First Nation
Address 23 Shingwauk St
Garden River, ON P6A 7B2
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Intersection Shingwauk St and Pine Hill Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)