Lake of The Woods District Hospital

Site: Morningstar Centre

Service: Managed Alcohol Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides provisional housing to individuals who have faced prolonged homelessness and chronic alcohol addiction 
  • Works through the provision of moderate amounts of alcohol to participants in residence as a way to address their addiction while helping them to relearn basic skills to reconnect with the community 
  • Strives to improve participants quality of life and overall health
Services offered include: 
  • Assistance with health cards and obtaining social services benefits 
  • Mental health and addictions counselling 
  • Nutritional support from a dietitian 
  • Participation in community activities and opportunities 
  • Physician care, on-site 
  • Skills training
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with severe and chronic alcohol abuse issues
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5749
Toll Free Phone Main Office: 1-800-405-7473 
Relapse Prevention, Withdrawal Management, Home Detoxification Support: 1-800-405-7473
Crisis Phone 1-866-888-8988
Fax 807-468-3363
Primary Contact Patti Dryden Holmstrom, Manager, Youth Addictions and Morningstar; Email:
Alternate Contact Bruce Siciliano, Vice President, Community Programs; Phone: 807-467-3565; Email:
Located In Community Kenora
Address 6 Matheson St S
Kenora, ON P9N 1T5
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Intersection Matheson St S and McClellan Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2016
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)