Temagami First Nation

Site: Doreen Potts Health Centre

Service: Drug and Alcohol Worker

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides alcohol and/or drug assessments and appropriate referrals to treatment  
  • Provides individual counselling and group programs to individuals dealing with addictions issues  
  • Provides intervention, prevention and education services  
  • Provides appropriate aftercare treatment plans and services utilizing Native counselling and wholistic healing  
  • Offers an addictions education support group
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions
Application Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-237-8900
Toll Free Phone 1-866-262-2862
Fax 705-237-8778
E-Mail dphc@temagamifirstnation.ca
Website www.temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Fred Quesnelle, Interim NNADAP Worker; Email: nnadap@temagamifirstnation.ca
Alternate Contact Wayne Potts, Health Services Manager; Email: hsm@temagamifirstnation.ca
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Drug & Alcohol Program 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)