Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Site: Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Service: Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Child Nutrition Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Culturally appropriate programs and services for Aboriginals providing awareness, education and prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) 
  • Provides education and promotion on healthy and proper child nutrition 
  • Develops culturally appropriate resources for the availability of community members
Services offered include: 
  • Case management 
  • One-on-one education and support to individuals and family members affected by FASD 
  • Referrals to specialized services 
  • Peer counselling and advocacy on FASD
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation - Eagle Lake First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation - Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation
Eligibility First Nation individuals and families living in the communities within the Dryden Tribal Area affected directly or indirectly by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Services are accessed at a local level 
  • Program registration recommended  
  • Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-5080
Fax 807-223-5012
Primary Contact Ruth Stevens, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Coordinator; Phone: 807-223-5080 ext 227
Alternate Contact Rita Letourneau, Executive Director; Phone: 807-223-5080 ext 225
Located In Community Dryden
Address 105 King St
Dryden, ON P8N 1C1
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Intersection King St and Kirkpatrick Ave
Mailing Address c/o FASD 
PO Box 326 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Feb 1996
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)