Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - Front St

Service: Needle Distribution Service

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support for First Nation communities who would like to develop local Needle Distribution programs
Offers the following services:
  • A guideline manual about program operation
  • Individual kits with sterile injection drug using equipment
  • Other safe drug using equipment upon request
  • Free shipping to community Band Offices, Health Centres etc, for community distribution
  • Provision of sharps containers for safe disposal reducing the number of used needles discarded in a community
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
  • Call Program Manager to request a service introduction package which includes all forms to be completed 
  • Once the community-based program has been set-up, supplies will be shipped upon order
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-6191
Toll Free Phone 1-866-337-0081
Fax 807-737-6195
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Byron Blandon, Harm Reduction Coordinator; Phone: 807-737-5643; Email:
Alternate 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