St. Regis Mohawk Toolkit
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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
412 State Route 37 Akwesasne, NY 13655
Health & Pregnancy
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Health Services
Medical Clinic, Laboratory, Dental, Diabetes Center for Excellence- The Let’s Get Healthy Program, Pharmacy, Mental Health- Traditional Medicine and Kanikonri:ihne (Good Mind Counseling), Outreach Chronic Care Nursing, Alcohol/Chemical Dependency Outpatient & Prevention Program, School-Based Health Center, Nutrition/WIC, Centering Pregnancy, and the Partridge House (inpatient addiction program).
412 State Route 37 Akwesasne, NY 13655
Mission: To guide pregnant mothers through the Centering Pregnancy format that integrates health assessment, education and support in a group care setting, using the power of the circle as its basis.
Health Services Building
Let’s Get Healthy Program
Mission: Through individual, family and community services, the Let’s Get Healthy Program is committed to provide excellence in diabetes care and prevention.
Diabetes prevention and care services are developed through individual assessments, education and case management by Diabetes Nurse Educators and Certified Fitness Specialists. Medical Nutrition Therapy is addressed by a Registered Dietitian. Physical activity services encompass individual and group-based fitness classes for youth, adults and seniors. On-going relationships with tribal and non-tribal partners assist to nurture diabetes prevention at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, including diabetes screening events.
Please go to http://www.srmt-nsn.gov/publications/C28 to view the latest Let's Get Healthy fitness calendar and newsletter.
66 Business Park Road Akwesasne, NY 13655
School-Based Health Center - Saint Regis Elementary School
Mission: To provide access to health care for the children in the St. Regis Mohawk School system, with a strong focus on health promotion and disease prevention.
The SBHC offers the following services to all students enrolled in the program: check-ups, immunizations, physical exams, prescriptions, treatment for illness and injuries and health education and counseling. The SBHC is dedicated to providing each student with the opportunity for easy access to health care with a strong focus on prevention. In partnership with the school, healthcare providers and parents, the SBHC will work with families to assure that children are able to come to school each day healthy and ready to learn.
385 Church Street, Akwesasne
School days: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Family and Crisis Services
Community & Family Services - Three Sisters Program
Operates a 24/7 secure shelter facility whose operations provide crisis response and support services to victims of abuse, violence, assault, harassment, and crisis from domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Offering assistance to individuals and families currently experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, harassment, stalking, bullying, lateral violence, exploitation, human trafficking, sexting and Title IX situations.
During business hours phone: (518) 358-4406
Toll-free 855-3SISTER (855-374-7837)
Emergency: Tribal Police (518) 358-9200
Seven Dancers Coalition
Non-profit organization striving to bring awareness and education to sexual assault, domestic violence, teen dating violence, stalking and sex trafficking, providing community awareness and service provider training.
352 State Route 37, Akwesasne NY 13655
Mission: To promote the general health and welfare of the nation's Indian population.
The Food Distribution Program (FDP) is offered to eligible community members of Akwesasne as an alternative to the existing food stamp program administered by the Franklin County Department of Social Services. The FDP reviews and processes applications to determine eligibility for the program. The program provides foods supplied by the USDA including cheese, canned vegetables, canned meats, powdered milk and eggs, rice, peanut butter, canned juices, cereal, butter, frozen chicken and beef, etc. Participants’ preference is considered in each monthly allocation. The FDP maintains a storage warehouse and inventory of the food commodities and has developed a distribution system for onsite pickup and outreach delivery to eligible residents.
Community Building. 412 State Route 37 Akwesasne, NY 13655
Weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mission: To improve pregnancy outcomes, reduce the number of low birth weight infants, support and encourage breastfeeding, and support the growth and development of infants and children. Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The program is a federal supplemental food program that provides low-income families with healthy foods and nutritional education. To qualify for the WIC program, applicants must meet WIC’s four eligibility criteria. Applicants must show proof of all of these criteria in order to receive benefits. These are: CATEGORY –pregnant women, breastfeeding woman, post-partum women, infant, a child under the age of 5, RESIDENCY – The applicant must show proof of NYS residency, NUTRITIONAL RISK – have at least one nutritional risk criteria (determined at certification), INCOME – prove that household income is within stated guidelines (call to find out) or qualify with an adjunct program such as Medicaid, TANF. and/or Food Stamps. We also provide breastfeeding peer counselors that can talk with you on the phone, meet with you in the clinic, make house calls and even go to the hospital to assist you with breastfeeding after delivery.
Health Services Building
Office Hours: Weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
WIC Clinic Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Education Division - Johnson O'Malley Summer Program
JOM provides a variety of unique programs to our Native American students within Akwesasne. It is divided into four components:
- Corrective Studies offers remedial assistance in academic study.
- Education Enrichment encourages diverse interests with instrument loans, workshops, honor roll incentives, college visits and AISES.
- Physical Education teaches teamwork, sportsmanship and promotes self-confidence.
- Summer Youth Program provides educational, fun and leisure activities during July and August
Fax: (518) 333-5034
Generation’s Park Complex
The park complex amenities include: soccer/lacrosse/football field, lacrosse box (complete with boards, covered roof, music system), playground, pavilion, walking trail and small baseball field.
43 Business Park Road Akwesasne, NY 13655
Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club (AB&GC)
The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club has been at the forefront of youth development since 2001. Serving Akwesasne youth ages 6-20 years of age, our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Club offers afterschool programming, summer programs, a GED/TASC program, and a food program.
37 Rooseveltown Road, Akwesasne NY
Akwesasne Coalition for Community Empowerment (ACCE)
A non-profit organization whose goal is to provide drug and alcohol free events to the community of Akwesasne. The ACCE implements monthly activities within the community that promote a drug and alcohol free life, healthy living and family participation.