North Caribou Lake First Nation

Site: Sena Memorial Nursing Station

Service: Mental Health Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Promotes the development of good mental health and provides services for individuals with mental health and addictions issues
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 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served North Caribou First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation struggling with/affected by mental health/addictions issues
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-469-5211 
Fax 807-469-5397
Primary Contact Martha Benson, Mental Health Counsellor; Phone: 807-469-5211 ext 242
Alternate Contact Debbie Tait, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-469-5211 ext 226
Site Location Community is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In Community North Caribou First Nation
Address 25 Whitefish Lake Rd
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
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Mailing Address c/o Mental Health Program 
General Delivery 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
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)