Ka Na Chi Hih Specialized Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre

Service: Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides residential treatment for First Nations male youths who are chronic solvent abusers
Description (Service)
  • Provides residential treatment for First Nations male youths who are chronic solvent abusers 
  • Duration of stay is between 6 months and 2 years 
  • Provides a holistic program using both traditional and contemporary models of treatment to help clients deal with their habitual use of solvents 
  • Offers hall rentals
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 25 year(s) 
Potential clients must: 
  • Be Canadian First Nations male 
  • Have habitual solvent abuse, at least 5 years duration 
  • Be solvent-free for the past 5 days 
  • Medically stable 
  • Not use the program as an alternative to incarceration or probation 
  • Have a voluntary commitment to the healing process 
  • Be willing to participate in a traditional/spiritual approach to the healing process 
  • Not exhibit a progressive history of violent behaviour
Application Must complete and submit a referral package which includes an intake form, medical history, participation agreements and consent forms
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway ; Oji-Cree ; Inuktitut, Mi'kmaq; Plains Cree
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-5577
Toll Free Phone 1-888-863-1560
Fax 807-623-5588
E-Mail dmay@kanachihih.ca
Website www.kanachihih.ca
Primary Contact Darlene Jack, Adminstrative and Financial Assistant; Email: djack@kanachihih.ca
Primary Executive Vince Simon, Executive Director; Email: vsimon@kanachihih.ca
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1700 Dease St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5H4
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Intersection Dease St and Balmoral St
Mailing Address 100 Anemki Dr, Suite 102 
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1A5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding Federal - Health Canada, First Nations, Inuit and Aboriginal Health