Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Site: Netaawgonebiik Health Services

Service: Mental Health Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Promotes the development of good mental health and provides services for individuals with mental health and addictions issues  
  • Provides the services of a youth support worker and an elder support worker
Provides information, services and activities including the following areas but not limited to:  
  • Addictions  
  • Depression  
  • Family violence 
  • Health promotion  
  • Stress management
Services include:  
  • Counselling services  
  • Cultural activities, feasts and ceremonies  
  • Group workshops  
  • Educational sessions that promote wellness 
  • Fitness activities  
  • Coordination and referrals to psychologist, psychiatrist, other counselling services and treatment centres  
  • Coordination of aftercare services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitefish Bay First Nation
Eligibility Members of Naotkamegwanning First Nation struggling with/affected by mental health/addictions issues
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-226-1026
Toll Free Phone 1-877-855-5530
Fax 807-226-1188
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Sheila Copenace, Program Manager; Phone: 807-226-1026 ext 222
Alternate Contact Garnet Namaypoke, Health Director; Email:
Site Location Community is 96 km SE of Kenora, approx 1 km E off Hwy 71, along E shores of Lake of the Woods, 15 km from Sioux Narrows
Located In Community Whitefish Bay First Nation
Address 1801 Pawitik St
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
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Mailing Address c/o Mental Health Services 
Netaawgonebiik Health Services 
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)