BINESIWAG CENTER FOR WELLNESS
DUE TO COVID-19, SERVICE DELIVERY PRACTICES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION
Meet Our Team
Lori Flinders, MSW/RSW, CFNHM
Chief Executive Officer
Lori is a community member of Couchiching First Nation in Treaty 3. Her bundle includes over 20 years of experience in leadership, management, program development, leading best practices, mentorship and proposal writing. Lori also carries a traditional bundle including knowledge in medicines, lands-based healing methodologies and relationships with numerous helpers and healers.
Mandi Olson, RSSW
Vice-Chief Executive Officer
Mandi is a community member of Six Nations however has resided in Treaty 3 her whole life. She has over 10 years’ experience in mental health and addictions including individualized and group-based counselling, advocacy, case management, program development, training, proposal writing and system navigation. Mandi also carries a knowledge bundle that includes management skills development, presentations experience in National forums, and training grass-roots service provision.
WHO WE ARE
Providing prevention, intervention and post-vention support for mental health and addictions across the lifespan along with consultative program development and capacity building within organizations and First Nations communities.
To provide wholistic support through the lifespan within the scope of mental health, addictions, community development, social accountability and innovative services.
The values and principles that guide Binesiwag Center for Wellness are:
Respect: for Diversity and Inclusivity
Integrity: in all that we do
Courage: to be vulnerable
Acceptance: creating space for unconditional positive regard
To normalize and make ordinary services that are rooted in Anishinaabe principals of wholistic wellness. We do this by incorporating social innovation in delivery, social accountability to the people we service, and integrity in all we do.
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1455 Idylwild Drive, Fort Frances, ON