Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc

Site: Mino Ayaa Ta Win Healing Centre

Service: Residential Treatment Facility

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Description & Services
Public Comments Mino Ayaa Ta Win means "Helping Ourselves Heal"
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a withdrawal management and alcohol/drug addictions treatment centre 
  • Offers a 28-day land-based program in an eight-bed co-ed residential treatment facility (also offers two detoxification beds) 
  • Addresses the needs of an individual's spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional health and well-being 
  • Assists individual to gain an understanding of how abuse, relationship dynamics, addictions, self-destructive behavior and family violence affects their life 
  • Supports individual through a journey of self and includes components such as detoxification, stabilization, introductions to food, exercise, and cultural activities and healing practices
Services and programs include but are not limited to; 
  • Assessment and treatment planning 
  • Medically-supervised detoxification 
  • Individual/group counselling 
  • Nutrition information and guidance 
  • Cultural/recreational activities such as fishing, trapping, snowshoeing, and medicine picking 
  • Health services 
  • Aftercare planning and follow-up 
  • Relapse prevention
Hours Office Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
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 Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals from any of the 10 First Nation communities in the Fort Frances Tribal Area struggling with drug and/or alcohol addictions
  • Open to referrals from any source including self-referrals 
  • Requires intake assessment and a medical form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Reception 807-274-7373 
Intake 807-271-0194
Fax 807-274-9941
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Primary Contact Stephanie Simpson, Intake Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Joe Hunter, Mino Ayaa Ta Win Manager; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address Fire 1107 Mishkiki Miikan Rd, Hwy 11
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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Intersection Mishkiki Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address PO Box 608 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Dec 2017
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)