Note: This is an Aboriginal-based program for adults 18+. No couples. Program length is 6 weeks. Both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal clients are welcome. Clients must be 3 days sober prior to admission. Clients can self-refer. Sunrise’s programs is a funded service of AHS. Sunrise’s rate for room and board is $40.00 per day. Fees may apply; please call for more information.
Note: Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society is a gender-separate 33 bed facility for adults 19+ and offers two programs.
The Thuy Namut Programnis a 40 day program which focuses on substance use. Clients must be 14 days sober prior to admission. Clients must be referred. CSC clients are accepted. The Kwunatsustul Program is a 28 day second stage program which focuses on trauma. Clients must be 6 months sober prior to admission. Clients must attend a minimum of 6 Counselling sessions with an Alcohol and Drug Counsellor in their local community prior to attending treatment.
Programs offers traditional ceremonies, traditional healers and elders, and a Welcome Home Ceremony. Funded by FNHA.
Note: This is a program for First Nations and Inuit youth 12 - 17. Program length is 15 weeks. Clients must be referred. Program offers an on-site school program, and traditional activities, including sweat lodge, talking circle, daily smudging and prayers, sweet grass gathering, and berry picking. Services are offered in English and French.
Note: This is a 12 bed program for First Nations and Inuit adults 18+ (17 years with guardian consent). Program length is 5 weeks. CSC clients are accepted. The Wanaki Center's approach to treatment is a mix of CBT and Anishinabe teachings. Services are offered in English and French.
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
Ganawendaasowin Treatment Program (GTP)
(Formerly Training and Learning Centre)
PO Box 812
71 McTavish Rd.
Fort Frances, ON
E-Mail: email@example.com (Referral Information)
Phone: 1.807.486.1618 (Program Information)
Phone: 1.807.274.0483 ext. 2 (Referral Information)
Note: This is a 9 bed culturally-based program for First Nations youth 12 - 17. Program length is 90 - 120 days. Clients must be referred. Clients have access to ceremonies (sweat lodge, cedar baths, full moon, drum feasts). There is off-site schooling available. Clients must complete the mandatory 3 bed, 30 day Ganawendaasowin Assessment Program (GAP) prior to entering the GTP at 601 Victoria Ave. in Fort Frances, Ontario. Program is funded through MOHLTC-LHIN. Services offered in English and Ojibway.
Whiskyjack Treatment Centre
PO Box 580
Norway House, MB R0B 1B0
Note: This is a 22 bed gender-separate program for youth 11 - 17. 12 beds are for solvent use, and 10 beds are for other substance use. Program length is 112 days. Clients must be referred. CSC clients are accepted. This program is funded under the NNADAP. Services available in Cree, Ojibway, and English.
Note: Wilp Si'Satxw Community Healing Centre offers 14, 21, 28, 35, and 40 day treatment programs for adults 19+. There are 35 and 42 day co-ed programs, a 28 day men's trauma program, and 28 day women's trauma program. Also available is a 28 day family program for all age groups; couples are allowed to attend. Clients must be 10 days sober prior to admission. Clients must be referred. CSC clients are accepted. Programs offer talking circles, smudge ceremonies, and sweat lodges.
Note: This is a 4 bed holistic program for First Nations adults 18+. Program length is 6 weeks. Program offers traditional cultural components, Medicine Wheel teachings, and auricular acupuncture. Services offered in Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, and English. Program is funded by NNADAP.
Note: This is a 5 bed program for First Nations youth 13 -18. Program length is 16 weeks. Clients must be 3 days sober prior to admission. Clients can self-refer. Program offers cultural outings (Pow Wow night, Longhouse, Sweat Lodge). Funded by VCHA.