HOW DO I APPLY

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Intake can be completed in person or over the phone. Referrals can be made by self, family member with applicants consent, community worker, clinician, or by any other professional.

For more information about the program please contact:

Admission Coordinator
Phone: 705-370-5307
Fax: 705-370-5308
Email: info@gwek.ca
Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

LAND BASED TREATMENT

LAND BASED TREATMENT

Goal: Stabilization, emotional growth, self- management skills, and social skills.

Program Length: 3 months

A treatment program that incorporates outdoor experiential learning and is conducted completely in the wilderness. Our wilderness sites are located on Clapperton Island in M'Chigeeng First Nation and on our transition home property in Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation. This program will focus on weaving therapeutic techniques with Anishinabek Culture.

Criteria for Admission


LIVE IN AFTER CARE

LIVE IN AFTER CARE

Goal: Provide a stable environment for client to continue developing and practicing therapeutic skills.

Program Length: 6 months - 1 year

Participants will live in a supervised 11 bed transition house located in Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation. Participants will be encouraged to attend regular therapeutic groups and one-on-one counselling offered by Gwekwaadziwin Counselors & Traditional Knowledge Keepers while attending work, school, or volunteer opportunities.

Accommodations and programing costs are fully funded; however, food, toileteries and other personal costs will need to be covered by participants own expenses.

Criteria for Admission


COMMUNITY AFTERCARE

COMMUNITY AFTERCARE

Goal: Reintegration into their community.

Program Length: 6 months

A gradual transition to either independent living, or living with their family, and full reintegration to community services and peer support groups. At the same time, staff will maintain contact and offer support via meetings, phone, text message and social media.

Criteria for Admission