Stream 1 – Improving the Quality of Life


Stream 1 – Improving the Quality of Life

    Secrecy and silence are how family violence continues. Let Circling Buffalo Inc. help!

    Project Goals

    • Provide optimal services of mental health crisis intervention to First Nations and First Nation shelters.
    • Create awareness and knowledge of the services available through Circling Buffalo Inc.
    • Improve the quality of life for those suffering from mental health concerns or episodes of mental health concerns with the use of crisis intervention stabilization.
    • Work with First Nation shelters and First Nations to bridge the gap between clients in crisis and access to services of MHT.
    Target Area
    • 63 Manitoba First Nations on an on-call basis
    • Monthly scheduled visits to Manitoba First Nation shelters in Mathias Colomb, Shamattawa, Nisichawayasihk, Norway House, and Fisher River
    • All service requests must be in relation to Family Violence
    Expectation of Service Providers
    • Provide mental health services to contacts impacted by family violence
    • Keep record of all contacts visited, other key information areas identified by Project Coordinator. Information recorded will not put client confidentiality in jeopardy
    • Provide evaluation feedback for an annual final report on direction, recommendations, and service delivery for future years
    • Quick remuneration for services (same week or when reports are received)
    Primary Contact

    Caroline Duchame
    Project Coordinator
    Health Canada – Stream 1
    Circling Buffalo Inc.
    Work Cell / 24/7 Crisis Line: (204) 620 – 6119
    Fax: (204) 623 – 2882
    Email: cducharme@circlingbuffalo.ca


    Where can I find help, where can anyone find help?

    Talk with someone you trust, someone who cares about you. Health staff, a teacher, an elder of a friend. If there isn’t anyone you can trust you can call the 24/7 provincial toll-free crisis line: 1 877-977-0007

    We gather in unity to
    awaken the spirit and the
    will within honouring life.