Garden River First Nation

Site: Garden River Wellness Centre

Service: Elderly and Disabled Social Activities

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
  • Family Swim at John Rhodes Pool on 280 Elizabeth St, Sault Ste Marie 
  • Monthly program/activities calendar available at Wellness Centre, Healing Lodge, in newsletter and on website
Description (Service) Delivers programs for the elderly and disabled members of the community 
 
Offers: 
  • Free monthly luncheons for elders 
  • Monthly socials consisting of picture sharing days, craft days, sewing project sessions and elders nutrition seminars
 
Also oversees a family swim on Saturday evenings at the John Rhodes Pool for all community members
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-May  
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:45 pm Jun-Aug  
Elders Luncheon: see monthly calendar 
Family Swim: Sat 8 pm-9 pm
Areas Served Garden River First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Garden River First Nation who are 60 years of age and older or individuals who are disabled 
  • Family swim open to all members of Garden River First Nation 
  • Programs and services may be extended to others based on resources available and/or program/service guidelines
Application Registration required for program participation
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-5710
Fax 705-946-5702
Website www.gardenriver.org
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Primary Contact Janice Belleau, Reception; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 201
Primary Executive Arnelda Pine, Elderly and Disabled Social Activities Worker; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 224; Email: apine@grhc.ca
Alternate Executive Luanne Povey, Community Outreach Supervisor; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 210
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 and St Mary's River, 3 km NE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Garden River First Nation
Address 23 Shingwauk St
Garden River, ON P6A 7B2
 
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Intersection Shingwauk St and Pine Hill Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)