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Sioux Lookout Area Community Supports

 *Please note - Information and availability of supports listed on this page are subject to change as per government direction around the COVID-19 pandemic.  If there is a resource available in your community that is not listed below, please click here to send us the information.  We will add it to the page.


Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre Emergency Hamper Program

Phone - 738 - 4671 (will need to leave a message)
Website - www.ngfc.net 

Additional Information:

  • Click here to view their latest announcement.
  • NGFC is committed to supporting all community members of Sioux Lookout during this time
  • Food Hampers and supplies are being offered to families by way of drop off to their door
  • NO DIRECT CONTACT
  • Food Hampers available only on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
  • Please phone ahead 
  • Requests for services can also be emailed to emergencysupport@ngfc.net 

Community Food Bank

Phone - 737 - 7499

Additional Information:

  • Providing food to residents of Sioux Lookout
  • Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday 
  • Open 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm only
  • If you can, please call ahead 
  • If you can't phone just come to the door 

Sioux Lookout Out of the Cold Emergency Shelter 

Phone - 737 - 7499

Additional Information:

  • Emergency shelter remains open 4pm - 9am
  • Admittance is restricted 
  • No intake after 5 am daily
  • Housing and homeless shelter 

Meno Ya Win Health Centre

Phone - 737-1275
Website - www.slmhc.on.ca 

Additional Information:

  • Residents from Pickle Lake would need to access services from Pickle Lake via phone
  • Counselling services available over the phone at this time 
  • In the event of an emergency please contact 911

Northwestern Health Unit

Phone - 1-800-830-5978
Website - www.nwhu.on.ca

Additional Information:

  • Office buildings are closed however service is still being provided
  • Services include sexual health clinics, needle exchanges, health babies healthy children and family health services. Monthly newsletters for families
  • Daily updates with credible resources regarding COVID-19 https://www.nwhu.on.ca/covid19/Pages/home.aspx 

First Step Women’s Shelter Sioux Lookout

Phone - 737-1438  or 1-800 465-3623
Website - www.fsws.ca 

Additional Information:

  • Support for women in need of shelter and support who are experiencing violence
  • The shelter is still open however some restrictions in place for capacity due to physical distancing 

 

FIREFLY

Phone - 1-833-696-5437
Website - www.fireflynw.ca.contact

Additional Information:

  • Rehabilitation and mental health services provided via video and telephone for clients, no face to face service at this time
  • Still accepting referrals 
  • Childcare services not open/available at this time

Northwestern Ontario Health Unit (NWHU)

Phone - 1-800-830-5978
Website - www.nwhu.on.ca

Additional Information:

  • Office buildings are closed however service is still being provided 
  • Services include sexual health clinics, needle exchange, healthy babies healthy children and family health services. Monthly newsletters for families
  • Daily updates with credible resources regarding COVID-19. https://www.nwhu.on.ca/covid19/Pages/home.aspx 

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board

Contact: Shannon Lawrance, First Nations, Metis, Inuit Graduation Coach
Phone: (807) 737-3500 ext. 1240

  • Able to provide KPDSB students with food and other basic essential needs

Tikinagan Child and Family Services

Phone - 737-3466 (General Inquiries)
Phone - 1-800-465-3624 (Foster Parent Hotline
Website - www.tikinagan.org

Additional Information:

  • Services continue to be provided, however, all non-essential face to face contact is postponed 

 

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