Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin
Matawa Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin oversees the management, administration and coordination of regionally funded programs and projects. It also provides advocacy and technical support. Its programs and projects offer educational awareness, promotion and prevention in the areas of wellness and healthy living.
It provides client advocacy and referral services and assists Matawa First Nations in the areas of training and capacity building by conducting one-on-one staff training, regional and/or community workshops and training. It works in partnership with several groups, organizations, agencies and institutions affiliated with First Nations in health and social programming. It also works in partnership and collaboration with the Matawa Health Co-operative. See also Matawa Regional Crisis Intervention Program under Emergency Response.
To contact the Matawa NIHB Navigator, please call Elizabeth (Liz) Wapoose 1-807-631-5829 or by email at: email@example.com – she can assist with any questions/concerns or advocating for members of Matawa if needed.
** NEW ** service established in February 2021 for members in Thunder Bay in crisis:
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