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Sagamok Naandwejige-gamik

 

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik, "Healing House", is commonly referred to as Community Wellness Department. It is the hub of community health and well-being, providing secondary and tertiary programs and services that support our community members and residents in living full and well lives. 

 

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik is overseen by a management team that is lead by the Community Wellness Director and inclusive of the Health Program Manager, Social Program Manager and Manager of Long Term Care & Elders Services. 

 

 

Our Locations: 

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik is a very large administrative unit of Sagamok Anishnawbek and the offices of its' various programs are located in a couple of locations within the Sagamok community. 

 

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik's main administrative unit is located in the Community Wellness Building located at 4005 Espaniel Street (next door to the main Band Office Administration Building). 

 

Health Services are delivered out of the Community Wellness Building's east wing  while the west wing houses the main administrative unit, Child and Youth Services, ___.  

 

Niigaaniin (Ontario Works) Social Program operates out an office located at 575 Sagamok Road (the old Youth Centre) on main road coming into the Sagamok community. 

 

Mental Health & Addictions services deliver programs and services from their location at Saswin located at 51 Kokoko Miikun in Sagamok's Beaudryville subdivision. 

 

Long Term Care and Elders Services operate out of the Elders Eagle Lodge located at 821 Wasacom Drive in the Sagamok's Fort Subdivision. 

 

 

Our Mission: 

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik anticipates and responds to the health and social needs of the community; cultivates and nurtures the desire to take control of personal health and social wellbeing; stimulates and enriches the quality of life in the community by providing holistic education and awareness, intervention and treatment programs and services

 

 

Relationships in the Sagamok Community: 

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik values the relationships it has with the community members whom it serves, supporting three community bodies that help guide decision making in Sagamok at the organizational and leadership levels.  These community bodies include: 

 

Community Wellness Department Steering Committee        The Steering Committee provides advisory services and recommendations to the program and service delivery of Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik.

 

 

Elders Council      The Sagamok Elders Council provides direction and advice with regard to critical community issues relating to elders; youth issues; health; land and resource development.

 


 

 


Youth Council       The Sagamok Youth Council provides a forum where youth provide their insight to community issues that affect youth.  It is an opportunity to build bridges with youth in the community.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visiting Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik

 

Sanitation Station Stops the Spread of Colds, Flu & Other Communicable Diseases    

Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik (Community Wellness Department) has now installed a new sanitation station to help stop the spread of colds, flu and other communicable diseases.  

Visitors are now met with a stand advising them to "Cover your Cough", a hand sanitizer dispensary and face masks.  The sanitation station is located inside the main doors of the Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik building, offering clients and visitors a convenient one-stop place as they enter for services to help prevent the spread of cold, flu and other communicable diseases.  

The sanitization station will help protect visitors and staff from cold, flu and other germs entering the Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik building (located at 4005 Espaniel Street).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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