Ngwaagan Gamig Recovery Centre Inc

Site: Ngwaagan Gamig Recovery Centre

Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Operates a residential and out-patient alcohol and drug treatment program
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a residential (4-week) and out-patient alcohol and drug treatment program 
  • Treats the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of those affected by the abuse of alcohol and drugs 
  • Assists individuals develop the skills to deal with the effects of substance abuse 
  • Assists individuals, families and the community to understand the impact that alcohol and drugs have on their lives through a public information system  
  • Works with youth to develop problem solving and social skills as well as culturally related self-esteem goals in order to assist them in living a drug free life 
  • Enhances the understanding of the community of the way in which traditional values and beliefs can help build a healthy family and a stronger community  
  • Encourages individuals, agencies and community groups to actively work together to define and implement programs in the community which lead to healthier families and communities  
  • Encourages the continued health of individuals through creation of an after-care and follow-up program
Also administers: 
  • Partner Assault Response Program (PAR)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:45 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Clients must meet the following requirements: 
  • Be a First Nation person or self-identified 
  • Be detoxified and free from alcohol withdrawal symptoms at least one month 
  • Be willing to attend any pre-treatment activities and/or referral to an addictions agency 
  • Be determined to live a healthier way of life, demonstrate willingness and be able to participate in treatment 
  • Provide one piece of picture identification which will be requested by driver at time of pick-up or front desk staff
  • Referrals accepted from community-based counsellors, Community Health Representatives, Addictions workers, social service workers, health-related agencies and self-referral 
  • Intake assessment and treatment referral package, available at office or on website, must be completed; accepted by mail or fax
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-2324
Toll Free Phone 1-877-649-2242
Fax 705-859-2325
Primary Contact Kim Kitchikeg, Intake/Aftercare Worker
Primary Executive Rolanda Manitowabi, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Stuart Assinewe, Administrative Assistant
Site Location Community is located at E end of Manitoulin Island off Hwy 6 from Manitowaning
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 56 Pitawanakwat St
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
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Intersection Pitawanakwat St and Amikook St
Mailing Address PO Box 81 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal