The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) is providing the community with resources and information for services during MCA’s December holiday closure, scheduled for December 26th – 30th. 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 week during this time. 


The Proxim Pharmacy, located in the Kanonhkwa’tsheri:io Health Facility (KHF) will remain open during the holiday closure for prescription refills. Any questions on Proxim Pharmacy hours or services during the holiday closure, please call 613-575-1160.


Wholistic Health & Wellness Mental Health Support staff will be available for on-call mental health services December 24th – January 2nd, 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. 


Mental Health Resources

  • 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
  • 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 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)


The Department of Health is reminding community members to follow the public health guidance to keep their household safe and healthy during the holiday season: wear a mask when gathering with people not in your household, practice social distancing, and wash/sanitize hands frequently.


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!