Weechi It Te Win Family Services

Site: Fort Frances - Idylwild Dr

Service: Tele-Mental Health Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides psychiatric assistance for children and their families through video conferencing 
  • Offers consultations, diagnosis and treatment from professionals at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto 
  • Recommends the child/client accessing telepsychiatry retain a counsellor or family doctor who can provide follow-up services 
  • Provides educational seminars and training programs for agencies on any of the related topics
Areas of consultation and educational/training seminars include: 
  • Anxiety disorders 
  • Attachment disorders 
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 
  • Behavioural disorders 
  • Child and sexual abuse 
  • Depression/mood disorders 
  • Developmental delays 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Family issues 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) 
  • Infant psychiatry 
  • Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD) 
  • Psychiatric medications 
  • Psychosis 
  • School problems 
  • Speech and language
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation - Big Island ; Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation - Big Grassy River ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - Mitaanjigamiing
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
  • Must be a member of any of the 10 First Nations communities in the Rainy Lake Tribal Region either on/off-reserve 
  • Children and youth 17 years of age and under with emotional and/or behavioural problems that require additional help
NOTE: Children do not have to be in care with an agency to access services
Application Referral required; accepted from doctors, counsellors or agencies that provide mental health services for children and their families
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3201
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-2911
After Hours Phone 807-274-3201 (Leave message and call will be returned within 30 minutes)
Fax 807-274-8336
E-Mail laurie.rose@weechi.ca
Website www.weechi.ca/tele_mental_health
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Arlene Tucker, Tele-Mental Health Services Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-3201 ext 4056
Alternate Contact Shana Windigo, Tele-Mental Health Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-274-3201 ext 4011; Email: telemed.assistant@weechi.ca
Site Location Nanicost Building
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 1455 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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Intersection Idylwild Dr and Lake Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 812 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button door; Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible ; Building has elevator
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)