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In partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay provides health and social services to the 9 communities of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee


ᐅᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐁᒌ ᔖᐳᔥᑲᐦᐧᑳᐤ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᐁᒌ ᒫᐦᒋᐧᑳᐱᐦᑳᑎᑯᐧᑖᐤ

Richard Mianscum, business owner in Mistissini, bravely and generously shares his experience with dealing with substance abuse. 

ᒥᔪᐱᒫᑎᓰᐅᓐ ᐊᓈᓈᑭᒋᐦᑖᑭᓅᒡ ᒉ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᔥᑎᑲᓅᒡ

ᐁ ᒫᒨ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᔥᑖᑲᓅᐦᐧᑳᐤ
ᐊᓇᐦᐄᐦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᔑ ᐳᑯᔐᔨᐦᑖᑲᓅᐦᒡ ᒉ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᐧᐁᐸᔨᐦᐧᑳᐤ ᒥᔫᐱᒫᑎᓰᐧᐃᓐ ᐊᓈᓈᑭᒋᐦᑖᑭᓅᒡ

The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay’s (CBHSSJB) current 2016-2021 Strategic Regional Plan (SRP) is coming to an end and it is time to create a new 2023-2029 SRP.  


The Wîchihîwâuwin Helpline provides a safe space for people who need to talk on the phone about any difficult situation concerning their well-being


Maanuuhiikuu provides community members with free and confidential clinical and traditional options to choose from, on their paths to wellness.

Cree values and traditions were envisaged as key to the development of health and social services delivery systems in section 14 of the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), which was the basis for the creation of the Cree Health Board

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ᑖᑆᐎᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᔪᐅᑑᑖᒥᒥᑐᐎᓐ ᒌᔑᑳᐤ
Published on
Wed, Sep 28 2022

On September 30, we honour the survivors of the residential school system and their families and mourn the children who never returned.

Published on
Fri, Sep 23 2022

On September 25, World Pharmacists' Day, the CBHSSJB would like to acknowledge and celebrate our hard-working pharmacy team. 

ᐄᓅ/ᐃᔨᔨᐤ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᐧᐃᓐ ᐁᐧᐄ ᓇᓇᑳᑲᑕᐧᐁᔨᐦᑕᒫᐦᒡ ᒋ ᓂᑕᐧᐁᔨᒥᑎᓈᓐ ᒉᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒨᔮᐦᒡ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᑌᔨᐦᑕᒪᓐ ᒋᔭ

The SRP Team will be in Chisasibi from October 3 to 6, 2022. Please come by to meet us to share your perspective on the future of health & social services and fill out our survey!

Keep an eye out for the dates and locations of the upcoming SRP Survey booth in your community this fall!

Published on
Fri, Sep 2 2022

After discovering a potential health risk related to the foam in certain sleep breathing devices (CPAP and BiPAP sleep machines), the manufacturer, Philips Respironics, issued a voluntary Field Safety Notice, recalling many of their devices. 


Nurse with stethoscope
Family in the forest smiling

Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun

Nishiiyuu refers to the traditional ways of the Eeyou and Eenou people. Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun works to ensure that Cree knowledge and values are reflected in CBHSSJB services. 

Our vision is aapiimuutiihehkuut piimaatiisiiwiiniiuu kiiyah a achiisachiinuutiihehkuut᙮

“Achieving miyupimaatisiiun through the guidance of ancestral teachings”.

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