Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin



Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin provides advisory, advocacy and technical support services in all areas of health and wellness programming.  The department oversees the management and administration of regional funded projects in collaboration with the Matawa Health & Social Services Task Group, comprising of First Nations Health Directors.

Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin department’s primarily role is to coordinate, facilitate, support and encourage our First Nations to improve health and wellness.  The department also works with specific First Nations to reduce the impact of suicide and family violence and offers limited services in crisis management and intervention, domestic/family violence and promotion of healthy lifestyles and wellness.

First Nation’s Health & Social Directors and/or their staff can contact our department for:

  • General information about services
  • Advocacy for patient/client services
  • Research
  • Educational information
  • Crisis Management and Intervention
  • Domestic Abuse (Women & Children)
  • Coordination of meetings
  • Providing feedback and direction
  • Sharing of information, ideas and suggestions


Matawa Health Department Staff



Bridging the Gap to Freedom – Human Trafficking Awareness Workshop

When: February 5 – 7, 2019

Where: Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay

Registration: Click here

Agenda/Program: Click here


Crisis Intervention Workshop
When: March 6 – 7, 2019 *new date*
Where: Matawa First Nations Management (Lower Level), Thunder Bay

Poster: Click here
Register by February 27, 2019: Click here