The Wawa Family Health Team offers a nursing clinic for diabetes testing and dietary information once a month and another nursing clinic for blood pressure testing and health counseling.
Donations of non-perishable food items can be made at John’s Valu-Mart (look for their cart). Food items and plastic shopping bags can also be donated in the black donation bin at the main entrance of 96 Broadway (the former medical center).
ALGOMA FAMILY SERVICES is a confidential child, adolescent and family counselling service that is available to residents of Wawa, Missanabie, Dubreuilville and White River on a voluntary basis and free of charge. The counsellors offer individual, family and group counselling to children, teens and their families who may be experiencing difficulties with discipline, feelings and behavior. Counsellors travel weekly to White River, Dubreuilville and as needed to Missinabie. For more information, please call collect at 1-705-856-2252 or drop into the Wawa Office at 26 Ste. Marie Street.
SCARED? FEELING ALONE? Do you need help? Sault Area Hospital offers a free and confidential crisis hotline 1-800-721-0077, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. This service is provided for those 16 years and older, and consists of a team of crisis intervention workers and a mobile crisis response team. They provide assistance for those in crisis and their family members.
Please call 1-800-461-2242 for support, information, and referral. The Emergency Shelter Service is still open for women and their children fleeing abuse. Pre-screening procedures for COVID-19 are in place. Please Call First.
CHADWIC HOME offers emergency shelter, support, advocacy, information and referral for women (16 years of age and over, and their children) who are in an abusive or crisis situation. Women can drop-in to the shelter, or call our toll-free Crisis Line for support at 1-800-461-2242 anytime. Toll-free TTY is 1-855-856-4342. Workers travel regularly to Hornepayne, White River, Chapleau and will travel to Dubreuilville and Missinabie as needed. Emergency transportation to the shelter can be arranged.
Easter Weekend Hours
Closed Saturday, April 11 to Monday, April 13- reopening Tuesday, April 14.
FRIDAY SPECIAL – Fish & Chips!
Free Coffee and Polar Pop – Circle K
To support our first responders, health care workers and truck drivers on the front line we are now offering Free Polar Pop in addition to Free Coffee, Tea, and Hot Chocolate. It’s our small way of saying thank you. . .
CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER SUNDAY
We are still able to provide supplies BUT we ask that you message or call BEFORE coming out and we will have your purchase at the counter, we will be roping off the store and not allowing anyone past the counter to pay. If you prefer to pay over the phone or email transfer the funds and have us drop your purchase off we can do that too (some restrictions apply). Thank you for your patience and understanding, we wish you all good health and look forward to seeing everyone as soon as this virus is eradicated