Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc

Site: Fort Frances - King's Hwy

Service: Mental Health Counselling and Wellness

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Works to provide health care services surrounding substance abuse/addictions and mental health issues 
  • Provides individual, couples and family mental health counselling 
  • Provides counselling for alcohol and drug pre-treatment, out-patient treatment and aftercare services 
  • Offers referrals to community supports and services
Counselling Team Services include: 
  • Addiction Support Services 
  • Anger Management Support 
  • Community Based Workshops 
  • Community Support Services 
  • Crisis Management/Counselling 
  • Elder Support 
  • Grief Recovery Programming 
  • Individual Grief Counselling
Treatment Team Services include: 
  • Case management services 
  • Intake, assessment, and program orientation 
  • Pre-treatment support and programming 
  • Out-Patient support and programming 
  • Aftercare support and programming 
  • Referrals for continuing services with First Nation community service providers, other internal agency programs, and external resources
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 Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Pre-treatment, out-patient and after care for clients with substance abuse issues is available for individuals 18 years of age and/or families from any of the 10 First Nation communities in the Fort Frances Tribal area 
  • Family units receiving counselling can include children under the age of 18 years 
  • Offers referrals to children 17 years and younger (who are not part of family counselling) to appropriate mental health counselling services
  • Open to referrals from any source including self-referrals 
  • Prefers that requests for service are received directly from the individual and/or family
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration Office 807-274-2042
Fax 807-274-3211
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Primary Contact Farah Flinders, Intake Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Tanya Hughes, Mental Health Manager; 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)