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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
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.
Youth Mental Health and Addictions Services
Nechako Youth Treatment Program
1308 Alward St.
Prince George, BC V2M 7B1
Phone: 1.250.649.7065 (Waitlist Clinician)
Note: This is a 7 bed program for youth ages 13 - 18 in the Northern Health catchment region. The length of stay at the program is based on the needs of the youth. It’s preferred if clients are detoxed prior to admission but not required; there is 1 medical detox bed available. Clients can self-refer, but a referral from Mental Health and Addictions or MCFD is preferred.