Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - Front St

Service: Regional Wellness Response Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates as a resource for Sioux Lookout Region First Nation communities and health/social service representatives to address the increase of prescription drug abuse and associated harms 
  • Addresses sexually transmitted infections (STIs), blood-borne infections (BBIs), and the resulting increase in needle usage and sharing
Works to establish: 
  • An approach to improve the health and reduce prescription drug addiction in present and future generations of First Nations people 
  • Access to health care and social services in spite of remoteness and complexity of issues 
  • Liaisons with community leaders/health workers to understand services required specific to prescription drug abuse treatment and reduction of associated risks 
  • Effective partnerships with health and social service delivery organizations
Regional Wellness Response coordination also includes: 
  • Community Wellness Development Team 
  • Needle Distribution Service 
  • Hepatitis C Support and Treatment Service
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; Lac Seul ; MacDowell Lake First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Mishkeegogamang First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Webequie First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Boundaries The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Eligibility First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout Region
Application Open to referrals from any source including self-referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
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Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5189
Toll Free Phone 1-866-337-0081
Fax 807-737-4527
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Primary Contact Michelle Henry, Program Manager; Phone: 807-737-6188; Email:
Site Location Within the Centennial Centre building
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 54 Front St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
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Intersection Front St and 4th Ave
Mailing Address c/o Regional Wellness Response 
PO Box 1300 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Jan 2013
Funding Provincial ; Federal