Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Medical Building

Service: Community Wellness Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Promotes healthy individuals, families and communities with regard to family violence 
  • Provides culturally appropriate support services, resources, educational materials, and workshops to address community wellness needs 
  • Provides cultural teachings and direct traditional activities such as sweat-lodges, medicine picking and drumming 
  • Provides referrals to counselling, legal services, and treatment centres 
  • Organizes and facilitates community events in school, powwows, and health fairs to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevention of family violence
Offers workshops/education including but not limited to the following topics: 
  • Alcohol, street drug and solvent abuse 
  • Bullying and cyberspace 
  • Family violence 
  • Healthy relationships 
  • Healthy families and surviving responsibilities 
  • Prescription drug abuse 
  • Self esteem
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2339
Fax 807-484-2789
E-Mail onegaming@hotmail.com
Website www.onigaming.ca
Primary Contact Kathy Jack, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 26; Email: kathy.jack@onigaming.ca
Alternate Contact Hazel Copenace, Health Director; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 27; Email: hazel.copenace@onigaming.ca
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Medical Building
68 Ball Park Rd
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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Mailing Address c/o Community Wellness 
PO Box 160 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
Physical Access Not 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)