Bearskin Lake First Nation

Site: Michikan Lake Wellness Centre

Service: Addictions Resource Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Functions as the main office for addictions and mental health services for the community 
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of community 
  • Works to eliminate family violence and fights against the prevalence of alcohol/drugs within the community
Administers the following programs: 
  • Family Well Being Program 
  • Mental Health Services 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Bearskin Lake First Nation
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-363-9937 
Band Office 807-363-2518
Fax 807-363-9876 
Band Office 807-363-1066
Primary Contact George Chapman, Addictions Counsellor
Alternate Contact Wesley Nothing, Health Director; Phone: (Cell) 807-738-0127; Fax: 807-363-2585; Email:
Site Location Community is located 400 km N of Sioux Lookout on W shores of Michikan Lake
Located In Community Bearskin Lake First Nation
Address Bearskin Lake First Nation
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Mailing Address c/o MMAD 
PO Box 25 
Bearskin Lake, ON P0V 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)