Garden River First Nation

Site: Garden River Wellness Centre

Service: Elderly and Disabled Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides coordinated community support for elderly and disabled members of the community 
  • Provides referrals to appropriate services and supports
 
Homemaking and Safety 
  • Promotes independence and offers support to enable individuals to remain in own home as long as possible 
  • Assists individuals and families in their residence with routine household activities such as light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and personal care  
  • Provides household support for heavy and seasonal housecleaning  
  • Acts as respite for caregivers
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-May 
Mon-Thu 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm Jun-Aug
Areas Served Garden River First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of Garden River First Nation living on the reserve and requiring assistance with medical transporation due to age or disability  
  • Programs and services may be extended to others based on resources available and/or program/service guidelines
Application Call to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-5710
Fax 705-946-2725
Website www.gardenriver.org
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Primary Contact Marissa Jones, EDS Clerk; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 209; Email: mjones@grhc.ca
Primary Executive Carol Hermiston, EDS Coordinator and Nurse Care Manager; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 225; Email: chermiston@grhc.ca
Alternate Executive Maxine Lesage, Health Services Supervisor; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 207; Email: mlesage@grhc.ca
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)