Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Wapiimoostoosis Healing Centre

Grant ID: 2726.02

Project Title: Wapiimoostoosis Healing Centre

End Date: June 30, 2013

AHF Contribution: $2,563,925.00

Primary Contact:
Ms. Joanne Starr
Tel: 306-332-3363

Organization Address:
Box 117
Lebret, SK   S0G 2Y0

Project Add-on Component (this project has been combined with the following add-on):  

Primary Contact
File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council Inc. – White Raven Healing Centre
Ms. Elaine Lavallee, Project Coordinator
Mr. Brad Johnson, Finance Director

Organization Address:
Treaty Four Territory, Reserve 77
P.O. Box 985
Fort Qu'Appelle, SK
S0G 1S0
Tel:(306) 332-1874

Project Description: The project is residential and traditional in nature.  It will address healing in a holistic way, by offering a 4 week residential program consisting of traditional teachings that are consistent with First Nation healing practices that reflect the mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical components of the holistic model, and incorporating Aboriginal and mainstream healing approaches.  The project will utilize traditional respected Elders from the Treaty IV area which include the Cree, Ojibway, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota Nations. The project will also offers an after care follow-up program.

Project Description: White Raven Healing Centre – Add-on Program:

The project provides the following healing activities; Traditional healing, contemporary trauma treatment and resolution methods, individual - group and family counselling, out-patient therapy in trauma treatment and resolution. The project also refers and case manages with health and child welfare services in the Agencies & First Nations in the Tribal Council area, Reserve and Agency services.  The project enhances its program by human resource development support and stress management training for staff, establishes culturally appropriate programming to meet the healing needs of the community.  Programming includes: Screening Assessment, Motivational Assessment, Introductory Group Sessions, Intensive Therapy Sessions, Aftercare Planning, and Aftercare.