Couchiching First Nation

Site: Fort Frances - 204 Frog Creek Rd

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues 
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required 
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions 
  • Holds educational sessions in schools  
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events  
  • Provides individual and group discussions  
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings
Aftercare Services 
Provides the following services aimed at preventing alcohol and drug abuse problems from reoccurring: 
  • Counselling, sharing circles and support groups  
  • Regular phone calls and home visits  
  • Referrals to band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Alcoholics Anonymous: Wed 8 pm 
Narcotics Anonymous: Thu 7:30 pm
Areas Served Couchiching First Nation ; Rainy River District
  • Members of Couchiching First Nation affected by/struggling with addictions issues 
  • First Nation individuals in the Rainy River District struggling with addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-0441
Toll Free Phone 1-888-581-0251
Fax 807-274-6458
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Les Morrisseau, Mental Health and Addictions Worker; Phone: 807-274-4297
Alternate Contact Debbie Fairbanks, Youth/Mental Health Worker; Phone: 807-274-4297 * 807-274-9044
Site Location Community is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
Located In Community Couchiching First Nation
Address 204 Frog Creek Rd
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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Intersection Hwy 11 and Frog Creek Rd
Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
RR 2, RMB 2027 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)