Benbowopka Treatment Centre

Service: Substance Abuse Treatment Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Recognized First Nations include: 
  • Batchawana
  • Garden River
  • Thessalon
  • Mississauga
  • Serpent River
  • Sagamok-Anishnawbek
  • Whitefish Lake
  • Chapleau Ojibwa
  • Chapleau Cree
  • Brunswick House
  • Nipissing
  • Dokis
Description (Agency) Operates a 16-bed residential facility offered for both men and women
Description (Service)
  • A First Nations owned and operated 16-bed residential facility  
  • Offers a balanced treatment plan with Ojibwe Cultural teachings and ceremonies 
  • Offers a 28 day residential program to both men and women seeking assistance in dealing with addictions
Substances treated include: 
  • Alcohol  
  • Hallucinogens  
  • Narcotics  
  • Prescription
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
  • Contact the office for general information or Apply for Admission online 
  • Priority referrals accepted from members of First Nations should be sent to Roberta Degagne at
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-1681
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-1681
Fax 705-356-1684
Site Location Causley Street
Located In Community Blind River
Address 144 Causley St E
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Causley St and Highway 17
Mailing Address PO Box 568 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1991
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Intergrated Network (NELHIN) ; Grants - Health Canada