Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - 54 Queen St

Service: Nodin Child and Family Intervention Services

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides mental health services for First Nation individuals and families in the Sioux Lookout area
Provides the following services: 
  • Intake, assessment and case management services 
  • Individual and family counselling for various issues including but not limited to, bereavement, grief, family violence, suicide  
  • Education, resources and training seminars in northern First Nation communities on mental health issues
Also provides the following programs and services:
Acute Care Services 
  • Provides intensive counselling for individuals requiring acute care services
Special Needs Program 
  • Offers case management and mental health services for children and youth with special needs including emotional, developmental and/or intellectual problems 
  • Provides support to parents/families in accessing other resources and financial assistance 
  • Offers advocacy on behalf of clients/families for other services
Specialty Sessions 
  • Coordinates specialty clinics including psychiatry, tele-psychiatry, psychology and art therapy 
  • Provides tele-conferencing with Sick Children's Hospital and other health providers 
  • Offers education and information sessions with visiting specialists
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation - Fort Hope ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation - Big Trout Lake ; Koocheching First Nation ; Lac Seul ; MacDowell Lake First Nation - McDowell Lake ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Mishkeegogamang First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation - Summer Beaver ; North Caribou First Nation - Weagamow Lake ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Webequie First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Boundaries 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Eligibility First Nation individuals of all ages experiencing mental health issues
Acute Care Services 
  • Individuals experiencing severe mental health issues and requiring prompt intervention 
Special Needs Program 
  • Children and youth 0-18 years of age with multi-complex special needs
Application Intake assessment required for all services
Acute Care Services 
  • Requires referral from medical doctor
Special Needs and Specialty Sessions 
  • Open to referrals from any source
Specialty Sessions 
  • Requires prior arrangements to be made
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-4011
Toll Free Phone 1-800-446-7863
After Hours Phone 807-737-4011 (Answering machine will provide phone number to call for immediate assistance)
Fax 807-737-1398
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Trish Hancharuk, Director of Treatment Services; Email:
Alternate Contact Doris Dematos, Intake and Specialized Services Supervisor; Email:
Site Location Down the street from OPP station; across from old Knights of Columbus Hall
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 54 Queen St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
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Intersection Queen St and 6th Ave
Mailing Address c/o Nodin CFI 
PO Box 1300 
54 Queen St 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- One designated parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level with front door buzzer; Washroom -- Accessible with bar in washroom
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Provincial ; Federal