The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) Department of Health is providing the community with resources and information for services during MCA’s holiday closure April 15th – April 18th. Most of MCA’s programs will be closed, with the exception of 24-hour facilities. The AhkwesaHsne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE) schools and services will also be closed for the holiday weekend during this time. 


Mental Health

  • 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


Emergency Telephone Numbers

  • Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance: 613-575-2000
  • Akwesasne Mohawk Police Services (AMPS): 613-575-2000
  • 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 Hotline): 613-937-4322
  • MCA Community in Quarantine Program (After Hours): 613-577-6556
  • 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)


With positive cases of COVID-19 on the rise in and around the Akwesasne community, the Department of Health is reminding community members to follow the public health guidance that have been put in place: wear a mask when gathering with people not in your household, practice social distancing, and to wash/sanitize hands frequently. 


If any community member has tested positive for COVID-19 during the holiday closure, please contact the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 613-577-6556 or 613-551-9973. EOC staff will record your positive result and advise you on your next steps. If you are in need of emergency food packages due to COVID-19 quarantine during the holiday weekend, the EOC can arrange a delivery from #9 Convenience Store for you.


For more information on any mental health, medical, or emergency services that are available during the holiday weekend, please contact the Wholistic Health & Wellness Program at 613-575-2341 ext. 3100 prior to the holiday closure.