Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Community Wellness 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)
  • Promotes healthy individuals, families and communities with regard to family violence  
  • Provides culturally appropriate support services, resources, educational materials, and workshops to address community wellness needs  
  • Provides cultural teachings and direct traditional activities such as sweat-lodges, medicine picking and drumming
Offers workshops including but not limited to the following topics:  
  • Alcohol, street drug and solvent abuse  
  • Bullying and cyberspace  
  • Family violence 
  • Grief and loss 
  • Healthy relationships  
  • Healthy families and surviving responsibilities  
  • Prescription drug abuse  
  • Self esteem
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation and their children who are experiencing family violence or struggling with maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Fax 807-482-2603
E-Mail reception.manitou@rrfns.com
Website www.rainyriverfirstnations.com
Primary Contact Joe Hunter, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 231; Email: j.hunter@rrfns.com
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
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Mailing Address c/o Community Wellness 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)