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GET CONNECTED TO THE SERVICES YOU NEED Parry Sound and Local Services

  • Parry Sound Friendship Center: 705 774 6849
  • Biindigen – Out Of The Cold Program- Parry Sound Friendship Centre: 33 James street , Parry Sound, ON, Canada, Ontario: (705) 746-5970
  • CMHA Muskoka – Parry Sound: : B’saanibamaadsiwin translated means “living a good life “ . The Aboriginal Program is committed to practicing First Nation, Inuit, and Metis mental wellness care that is culturally safe. For more information call (705) 746-2512 or fax (705) 746-9590.
  • Day/Evening Treatment Program: 705-721-9554
  • Crisis intervention Service: Bracebridge – (705) 645-2262 or 1-800-245-5036Huntsville – (705) 789-8891 Parry Sound – (705) 746-4264 or 1-866-829-7049 Sundridge – (705) 384-5392 or 1-866-829-7050
  • Seniors Mental Health Program: (705) 789-8891

Government Services

Healing lodges Visit a healing lodge to access residential and day programs using traditional Indigenous healing and contemporary therapeutic interventions to:

  • reduce the impacts of, or trauma arising from, sexual assault, physical, mental and emotional abuse or family instability
  • promote and foster the spiritual, emotional, mental and physical wellbeing of Indigenous people and families
  • foster the healing, rebuilding and strengthening of individual and family relationships

Service providers Biidaaban Healing Lodge PO Box 219 Heron Bay, Ontario P0T 1R0 Local: 807-229-3592 Toll-free: 1-888-432-7102 Fax: 807-229-0308 Email: request@biidaaban.com Enaahtig Healing Lodge & Learning Centre 4184 Vasey Road RR 1 Victoria Harbour, Ontario L0K 2A0 Local: 705-534-3724 Fax: 705-534-4991 Garden River First Nation – Dan Pine Healing Lodge 200 Anishnabe Point Road Garden River, Ontario P0S 1C0 Mailing address Garden River Wellness Centre 23 Shingwauk Street Garden River, Ontario P6A 7B2 Local: 705-248-2231 or 705-946-5710 Fax: 705-248-1978 Shawanaga First Nation Healing Centre RR 1 Nobel, Ontario POG 1G0 Local: 705-366-2378 Fax: 705-366-2496 Waashkootsi Nanaandawe’iyewigamig Healing Lodge c/o Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig PO Box 320 Keewatin Ontario P0X 1C0 Local: 807-543-1065 ext. 232 (intake) Fax: 807-543-1126 Health navigators Contact the Health Navigator Program to get:

  • health and mental health care navigation
  • advocacy
  • discharge planning
  • support services

Health navigators can help make access more equitable and improve the quality of health services you receive. Service providers Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres 219 Front Street East Toronto, Ontario M5A 1E8 Local: 416-956-7575 Fax: 416-956-7577 Ontario Native Women’s Association 380 Ray Boulevard Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 4E9 Local: 807-623-3442 Fax: 807-623-1104 Métis Nation of Ontario 500 Old St. Patrick Street, Unit 3 Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9G4 Local: 613-798-1488 Toll-free: 1-800-263-4889 Fax: 613-722-4225 Health Outreach Workers Talk to a Health Outreach Worker to get counselling, home visits, education and referrals on a variety of matters, such as:

  • health and wellness
  • health promotion
  • disease prevention
  • family violence prevention

Service providers Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) sponsors health outreach workers in 11 urban centres throughout Ontario. For more information on the health outreach workers and locations, contact: Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres 219 Front Street East Toronto, Ontario M5A 1E8 Local: 416-956-7575 Fax: 416-956-7577 Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) sponsors Community Health Outreach Workers in urban centres. For more information on the health outreach workers sponsored by ONWA, contact: Ontario Native Women’s Association 380 Ray Boulevard Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 4E9 Local: 807-623-3442 Fax: 807-623-1104 Get an Indigenous language translator for health care Find an Indigenous language translator to help you communicate with medical and other health practitioners about symptoms, diagnoses, care, treatments and follow-up services. Service providers Gizhewaadiziwin Access Centre PO Box 686 Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 3M9 Local: 807-274-2042 Fax: 807-274-2050 N’Swakamok Friendship Centre 110 Elm Street Sudbury, Ontario P3C 1T5 Local: 705-674-2128 Fax: 705-671-3539 Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Kapashewekamik Hostel 3255 Airport Road Timmins, Ontario P4N 7C3 Local: 705-264-8549 Fax: 705-264-8572