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Organization: Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre  
Phone Numbers: 519-264-2277
Toll-Free: 1-888-685-9862
Fax: 519-264-1552
Address:
PO Box 381
Muncey, ON
N0L 1Y0
Street
Address
:
20850 Muncey Rd
Muncey
 
Intersection: Muncey Rd and Hwy 2
Location: Muncey
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Irregular
Executives: Virgil Tobias - Executive Director
Contacts: Sherrie Nicholas - Treatment Coordinator
519-264-2277 ext 229
Service Description: Solvent addiction treatment centre * 4-month residential treatment program * alternates between gender-based groups
  • individual/group therapy and counselling
  • family counselling and support networks
  • on-site learning centre
  • traditional Aboriginal teachings of roles and responsibilities
  • recreation includes biking, swimming, skating, bowling, team sports, and camping
  • sweat lodge, pipe, smudge, fasting, and other ceremonies
  • health care referrals and appointments, as required

Families of the youth (up to 3 people) are required to stay in the residence with the youth midway through the program for 1 to 3 weeks

Fees: Free
Application: Referrals from community workers, agencies, schools and doctors * clients must have parental consent
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: First Nations youth 12-17 years
Age: 12 - 17 years
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Southwestern Ontario  
See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Housing and Residential Care for People with Addictions

This information was last completely updated on May 9, 2017

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About Us
The healing centre is a residential place of healing for First Nation Youth, ages 12-17, who are challenged with solvent addiction. The program maintains a philosophy of traditional Native teachings and healing practices.