NOV 23, 2016 – KSAMHTF Safety and Well-being AGM

THE KENORA SAFETY AND WELL-BEING ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

A gathering focused on Substance Abuse and Mental Health efforts and Community Connection.

When:       Wednesday November 23, 2016

Where:     7 Generations Auditorium

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lunch will be provided, free to attend

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Itinerary

9:00 am              Welcome and Acknowledgment of Traditional Aboriginal Territory

9:30 am              Retrospective of the Kenora Substance Abuse and Mental Health Task Force

9:45 am              Introduce Detective Sergeant Grant Cowles of the Kenora OPP Drug Unit

11:00 am            Introduce Tammy Thompson, Coordinator of the Selkirk START Program

12:00 pm            LUNCH

1:00 pm              Introduce Hugh Arklie, Executive Director of the Thomas Sill Foundation

2:00 pm              Introduce Patti Fairfield, Executive Director of the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre and Henry Wall, Chief Administrative Officer of the Kenora District Services Board

3:00 pm              Insights from a visit to the Siloam Mission and closing comments

This event would not be possible without the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

 

 

Keynote speakers:     

Detective Sergeant Grant Cowles, Kenora OPP Drug Unit

An update on substance use patterns and the newer drugs being used locally and provincially.

Tammy Thompson, Coordinator of the Selkirk START Program

The START Program has proven successes because it looks beyond the behaviours of youth and reveals the underlying reasons for the behaviour.

Hugh Arklie, Executive Director of the Thomas Sill Foundation Inc.

A perspective on how the charitable sector can “fill the gaps” and foster community growth as demonstrated by successful programs supported by the Thomas Sill Foundation (TSF).

Patti Fairfield, Executive Director of the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre

Henry Wall, Chief Administrative Officer of the Kenora District Services Board

An update on the Emergency Shelter and the housing continuum in Kenora. 

Please register before Friday November 18, 2016.

Email registrations to ksamhtf@kmts.ca or call Stephanie Charles at 807-407-7833 to reserve a spot!

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