Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc

Site: Fort Frances - King's Hwy

Service: Mental Health Crisis Response

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Description & Services
Public Comments NOTE: Crisis response services available only during regular office hours 
Mental Health Crisis Counsellors are: 
Joyce Ottertail, email:, phone: 807-274-2042 Ext 4239 
Jessica Coran, email:, phone: 807-274-2042 Ext 4228 
Stephanie Legree, email:, phone: 807-274-2042 Ext 4230
Description (Service)
  • Offers a mobile crisis response service for Indigenous people  
  • Provides a crisis phone line during regular office hours 
  • Offers immediate, culturally relevant crisis counselling support  
  • Refers callers to additional supports if needed
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation ; Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - Mitaanjigamiing
Boundaries West to Big Island/Big Grassy First Nations, East to Lac La Croix First Nation, South to the US/Canada border, North to Onegaming First Nation
Eligibility Individuals and/or families from any of the 10 First Nation communities in the Fort Frances Tribal Area experiencing mental health issues
Application Call office or cell number or walk-in to 601 King's Hwy location during office hours
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration Office 807-274-2042
Crisis Phone Cell 807-271-0212
Fax 807-274-3211
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Primary Contact Tanya Hughes, Mental Health Manager; Phone: 807-274-2042 ext 4241; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 601 King's Hwy
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2X1
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Intersection King's Hwy and Holmes Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 608 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (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)