Wabun Tribal Council

Site: Timmins Office

Service: Regional Crisis Intervention

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Promotes the safety of each community through the emergency response plans coordinated by the area First Response teams
  • Acts as the liaison between the communities and Nishnawbe-Aski Nation in regards to responding to regional crisis situations
  • Provides training to each community's crisis coordinators, volunteer crisis teams and community members
  • Provides support to community crisis coordinators with office procedures, documentation and reporting
  • Facilitates intervention, counselling and support group services for community members who are experiencing some form of crisis
  • Maintains and updates a Regional Crisis Response Manual that includes all the Wabun Tribal Area communities Crisis Response Plans
Support services provided can include:
  • Debriefing and stabilization
  • Identification of issues and appropriate referrals to community and regional resources
  • Spiritual support
Services provided for various reasons including the following but not limited to:
  • Accidental deaths
  • Attempted suicide
  • Bullying in the schools
  • Domestic assaults and violence
  • Flooding and/or evacuation
  • Homicide
  • Loss through fire
  • Sudden death
  • Trauma of any form
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Beaverhouse First Nation ; Brunswick House First Nation ; Chapleau Ojibway First Nation ; Flying Post First Nation ; Matachewan First Nation ; Mattagami First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Wabun Tribal Area and be experiencing some form of immediate crisis such as violence or suicide
Application Services are accessed at a local level, contact Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-268-9066
Fax 705-268-8554
Website www.wabun.on.ca
Primary Contact Linda Keay, Administrative Assistant
Located In Community Timmins
Address 313 Railway St
Timmins, ON P4N 2P4
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Intersection Railway St and Tisdale Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)