Eabametoong First Nation

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Crisis Intervention

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides crisis intervention services to individuals affected by family violence or 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 
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of individuals and families dealing with various agencies 
  • Provides information and referrals to appropriate resources and services 
  • Assists with meal preparation, transportation, homemaking and other areas requiring support for families in crisis situations such as the suicide of a youth
Hours Health Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong First Nation involved in any form of family crisis and/or violence
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Detox Centre: 807-242-7241 
807-242-1151 or 807-242-1157
Fax 807-242-1250
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Roland Okeese, Crisis Coordinator; Email: crisis.coordinator@eabametoongfn.ca
Alternate Contact Robert Baxter, Health and Social Services Director; Phone: 807-242-1333 ext 210; Email: robert.baxter@eabametoongfn.ca
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
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Mailing Address c/o Crisis Intervention 
PO Box 179 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)