The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) Department of Community & Social Services and Department of Health is providing the community with resources and information for services available during MCA’s December holiday closure, scheduled for December 25th – January 1st. Most of MCA’s programs will be closed, with the exception of 24-hour facilities. The Ahkwehsasne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE) schools and services will also be closed for the holiday week during this time. 


The Proxim Pharmacy, located in the Kanonhkwa’tsheri:io Health Facility (KHF) will remain open during the holiday closure (December 26th – December 29th) for prescription refills. Proxim Pharmacy will be closed on December 25th and January 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays. Any questions on Proxim Pharmacy hours or services during the holiday closure, please call 613-575-1160.


Wholistic Health & Wellness’ Mental Health therapists will be available for on-call mental health crisis/distress services December 25th – December 29th, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contact the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Services (AMPS) non-emergency line at 613-575-2340 to be transferred to an on-call mental health service provider.


If you, or your immediate family, are experiencing hardship of any kind during the holiday closure, and are in need of assistance, please contact the Akwesasne Child & Family Services on-call number at 613-575-5020 or 1-833-575-5020. Should your emergency be unrelated to a child and family services matter, please contact AMPS Dispatch at 613-575-2000.



  • Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance: 613-575-2000
  • Akwesasne Mohawk Police Services (AMPS): 613-575-2000
  • Akwesasne Child & Family Services: 613-575-5020/1-833-575-5020
  • Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police: 518-358-9200
  • Massena Memorial Hospital: 315-764-1711
  • Kid Help Line: 800-668-6868
  • Akwesasne Family Wellness Program (24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline): 613-937-4322
  • Emergency Operations Center: 613-575-5005, 613-575-2331, 613-577-6556, 613-551-9973
  • Telehealth Ontario: 866-797-0000 or 866-797-0007 (toll free)
  • Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline 1-833-900-1010



  • Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 1-866-996-0991
  • NYS Mental Health Crisis Line: 315-265-2422
  • Suicide Crisis Services Canada: 833-456-4566
  • Hope for Wellness: 855-242-3310
  • St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center (Ogdensburg): 315-541-2001
  • One Stop Talk: 1-855-416-8255 12 – 8 p.m. Mon – Fri, Saturday 12 – 4 p.m.
  • Mobile Crisis Team: 1-877-377-7775 (child, youth, and family crisis line)
  • LGBT Youthline: (Crisis Text Line) 647-694-4275 (Link to Chat): www.youthline.ca/get-support/ways-we-support (Office Phone) 416-962-2232
  • Trevor Project 24/7 Suicide Hotline for LGBTQ Youth: 1-866-488-7386
  • Suicide Awareness – 9-8-8 (similar to 9-1-1; this line is dedicated for anyone in need of mental health assistance of any kind)


The holidays can be a tough time for some community members. Let’s check in on one another and take care of each other during the holiday season.


The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health and Department of Community & Social Services would like to wish you all a safe, happy holiday!