Mississauga First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Medical transportation driver: Reginald Perizeau
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community  
  • Provides transportation from/to Mississauga First Nation Reserve to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) outside the community 
  • Ensures that community members are informed of any changes in appointments 
  • Supervises the duties of the medical transportation drivers  
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm; Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Mississauga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mississauga First Nation requiring assistance with medical transporation due to age, illness or disability
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-1621
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-1621
Fax 705-356-1740
E-Mail maryellen@mississaugi.com
Website www.mississaugi.com
Primary Executive Mary Ellen Morningstar, Medical Transportation Coordinator; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2201
Alternate Executive Linda Ambeault, Health and Social Services Director; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2227; Email: lindaambeault@mississaugi.com
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron near town of Blind River, 130 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Blind River
Address 64 Park Rd
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
 
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Intersection Park Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 1299 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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 Barnch (FNIHB)