Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig

Site: Youth Healing Lodge

Service: Traditional Aboriginal Healing

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a residential healing program 
  • Focus is on breaking the cycle of violence, abuse and addictions through development of a healthy lifestyle 
  • Offers residential stays of varying lengths, dependent upon needs of individual 
  • Offers day programs in community setting 
  • Offers outreach services and support for grief recovery and suicide prevention
In-house services include: 
  • Cultural teachings 
  • Referrals to other health care and healing services 
  • Supportive counselling 
  • Traditional healing ceremonies
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Keewatin ; Kenora ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation ; Wesawkwete First Nation (Zone 1 in Wabigoon)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Anishinaabe people struggling with violence, abuse or addictions issues
  • Referrals accepted from any source 
  • Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway, Oji-cree; available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-543-1065
Toll Free Phone 1-800-656-9271
Fax 807-543-1126
E-Mail tperrault@wnhac.org
Website wnhac.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Phyllis Pinesse, Administrative Assistant, Healing Lodge; Email: ppinesse@wnhac.org
Alternate Contact Connee Badiuk, Client Services Director; Phone: 807-467-2453; Email: cbadiuk@wnhac.org
Site Location Obashkaandagaang First Nation Reserve
Located In Community Keewatin
Address Healing Lodge
Health Centre Rd, Obashkaandagaang First Nation
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
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Mailing Address c/o Healing Lodge 
PO Box 320 
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS); Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)