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Mission

To develop a sense of Native community in the City of Thunder Bay with opportunities for involvement and control by community members in addressing the issues that affect their lives.

Aboriginal Alcohol / Drug Worker Program

Designed to assist urban aboriginal people who may experience problems associated with alcohol or drug abuse.

History

  • Aboriginal Alcohol / Drug Worker Program (AADWP) was established 1993
  • Funded by the Ministry of Health
  • Program designed to assist urban aboriginal people who may experience problems associated with alcohol or drug abuse.

Objectives

  • To promote alcohol and drug free lifestyles with the urban aboriginal community
  • To promote healthy alternatives to alcohol and drug abuse in the urban aboriginal community.
  • To promote a culturally appropriate system of addiction treatment services and programs.
  • To promote existing Ministry of Health sponsored treatment service models within the urban aboriginal community.

Program Services

  • Referrals to Treatment Centres, Healing Lodges & Recovery Homes
  • Treatment & AfterCare Programming
  • Substance Use Assessments
  • Individual Counselling and referrals for one on one counselling

Contact the Aboriginal Alcohol / Drug Worker Program

AADWP Aftercare Program