Stream 1 – Improving the Quality of Life

Stream 1 – Improving the Quality of Life

Let's work together to "End Family Violence"  Circling Buffalo Inc. is here to help.

Project Goals

  • Circling Buffalo Inc. Provides services for Mental Health Issues to Manitoba's 63 First Nation Communities and First Nation shelters.
  • Circling Buffalo Inc. strives to enhance access to Mental Health Counselling for victims of violence.
  • Work with First Nation shelters and First Nations Communities to bridge the gap between clients with mental health issues and access to services of Mental Health Therapists.
Target Area
  • 63 Manitoba First Nations on an as needed basis
  • Circling Buffalo Inc.  deploys Mental Health Therapists on Monthly scheduled visits to Manitoba's 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 reports on direction, recommendations, and service delivery for future years.
  • Remuneration for services provided to approved Mental Health Therapists
Primary Contact

Theresa Fontaine
Project Coordinator
Health Canada – Stream 1
Circling Buffalo Inc.
(204) 620 – 6119



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.