Whitefish River First Nation

Site: Health Clinic

Service: Youth Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Offers services and support to promote the youth in the community  
  • Acts as a voice for the youth and endeavours to improve communication amongst the youth  
  • Serves as a link between the youth and the government of the community 
  • Supports youth in planning and leading community events  
  • Coordinates regular activities and events for the children and youth of the community, often at the Shawanosowe School gym and the Seven Fires Youth & Elders Centre  
  • Encourages attendance at area youth workshops and conferences 
  • Plans and supervises Right To Play Fun nights for younger children and Right To Play Program activities for youth
Activities and services can include but are not limited to:  
  • Craft making sessions 
  • Games  
  • Movie nights 
  • Outdoor winter/summer events such as Shiver Fest  
  • Sports/recreation events such as basketball and hockey 
  • Skating Nights 
  • Youth drop-in nights
Hours Health Office: Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Activities advertised in newsletter calendar on website
Areas Served Whitefish River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitefish River First Nation

Right To Play Fun Nights: children 7-13 years of age Right To Play Program: youth 14 years of age and over
Application Registration for activities recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-285-4354
Fax 705-285-1440
E-Mail healthreception@whitefishriver.ca
Website www.whitefishriver.ca
Primary Contact Crystal Clark-McGregor, Right To Play Community Mentor; Email: righttoplay@whitefishriver.ca
Alternate Contact Amber Zona, Youth Support Worker; Email: amberz@whitefishriver.ca
Site Location Community is in village of Birch Island off Hwy 6 just N of Manitoulin Island, 20 kms N of LIttle Current and 68 km SW of Sudbury
Located In Community Whitefish River First Nation
Address 17B Rainbow Ridge Rd
Birch Island, ON P0P 1A0
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Intersection Rainbow Ridge Rd and Bay of Islands Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 188 
Birch Island, ON P0P 1A0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)