Wabaseemoong Independent Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Mental Health and Community Wellness

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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 mental health counsellor and community wellness workers
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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations struggling with/affected by mental health/addictions issues
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2440
Fax 807-927-2079
Primary Contact Jeffrey Bunting, Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 104
Alternate Contact Gretchen Bunting, Health Director; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 144
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Whitedog
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Mailing Address c/o Mental Health & Community Wellness 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
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)