Tribal Resources for Victims and Addictions
Aug 6, 2020
AKWESASNE — In response to recent community concerns, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Tribal Police Commission wish to provide information to those seeking assistance. The following resources are intended to help community members during their time of need. We trust that the programs set up to ensure public safety can be helpful.
For victims of crime or those dealing with an addiction or mental health-related matter, help and support is available to help you develop a safe path toward recovery. You are encouraged to contact any of the following tribal and community services for assistance:
- Office of the Victim Advocate: (518) 358-3021 or (315) 296-7499
- Three Sisters Program: (518) 358-4406 or 855-3SISTER (855-374-7837)
- Seven Dancers Coalition: (518) 358-2916
- SRMT Mental Health: (518) 358-3145 or 1-800-647-7839
[After Hours Crisis #: (518) 651-4475]
- Alcohol/Chemical Dependency Program: (518) 358-3145
- Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police: (518) 358-9200
For individuals with concern regarding law enforcement related interactions, the Police Commission meets on a monthly basis to hear and respond to any community issues. The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. (Due to the pandemic Commission meetings are now being held virtually).
The purpose of the Tribal Police Commission is to provide for independent supervision of the Chief of Police and provide oversight for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department; while supporting the Tribe’s duty to maintain the health, safety, education and welfare of all members of the Tribe. The Police Commission and the Tribal Police Department are 100% committed to community-based policing in the Territory of Akwesasne.
The Tribal Police Commission can be reached at (518) 358-2272 extension 2167 or by emailing email@example.com. To access the “Community Incident Complaint Form,” please visit the commission’s webpage located at https://www.srmt-nsn.gov/police_commission. All private matters are professionally handled and will not be publicly disclosed.
For victims seeking law enforcement assistance, emergency assistance, or seeking to report suspicious activity please contact the Tribal Police Department at (518) 358-9200.