Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Site: Taykwa Tagamou Health Centre

Service: Crisis Intervention

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence and suicide 
  • Offers immediate on site or telephone assistance 
  • Dispatches call to police when deemed necessary 
  • Ensures victims receive support and assistance to secure their safety 
  • Arranges meeting family members at centre or agreed upon location to discuss possible crisis resolutions
Also coordinates: 
  • Crisis plan to follow in response to suicide intervention, domestic violence intervention and any other form of crisis situations that may arise in community 
  • Information sessions and workshops on techniques for healing strategies
Support Services 
Includes the following services: 
  • Debriefing and stabilization following crisis situation 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Information about/referrals to appropriate resources and services 
  • Spiritual support upon request
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Eligibility Members of Taykwa Tagamou Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary 705-272-3923 
Fax 705-272-3902
E-Mail melissa@taykwatagamou.com
Website www.taykwatagamounation.com
Primary Contact Gwen Prevost, Crisis Team Coordinator; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 246; Email: gwen@taykwatagamou.com
Alternate Contact Pauline Hunter, Health Programs Supervisor; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 247; Email: pauline@taykwatagamou.com
Site Location Community is approx 20 km E of Cochrane on Hwy 574
Located In Community Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Address Lot 3, Concession 3, Brower Township
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Team 
Box 3310 
RR 2 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)