Welcome to Ka-Na-Chi-Hih!

The Word “Ka-Na-Chi-Hih” means “To Keep One Sacred” in Ojibway. Ka-Na-Chi-Hih (KNCH) is a solvent abuse treatment centre situated in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It serves First Nation Youth, ages 18 to 30 from across Canada. A twelve bed long-term facility, KNCH provides holistic care through traditional as well as contemporary treatment methods.


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Our Mission

In keeping with the sacred teachings of the Creator, Ka-Na-Chi-Hih will provide a nurturing and supportive environment for First Nation Youth who are embarking on their Healing Journey to Wellness of Body, Heart, Mind, and Spirit.

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Our Vision

That all youth who have been a part of Ka-Na-Chi-Hih will have gained the strength and skills necessary to continue on their life’s path with pride, dignity, respect and a strong sense of identity. They will have achieved balance in their life’s long journey towards fulfillment and will be contributing members of their communities and to society.