Thessalon First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Non Insured Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Service claims for community and band members 
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual 
  • Assists with making travel arrangements  
  • Maintains client documentation, receipts and related information
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Members of Thessalon First Nation living on the reserve and requiring assistance with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements
Application
  • All applications must be submitted at least one week prior to scheduled appointment, but preferably 2 weeks prior  
  • Exceptions are made for emergencies
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-842-2670
Fax 705-842-0282
Website www.thessalonfirstnation.ca
Primary Executive Melva Bisaillon, Executive Assistant; Phone: 705-842-2670 ext 221; Email: mbisaillon.tfn@vianet.ca
Alternate Executive Laura Robinson, Health Director; Phone: 705-842-2670 ext 222; Email: lrobinson.tfn@vianet.ca
Site Location Community is on N shore of Lake Huron, 12 km E of town of Thessalon and 103 km SE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Thessalon
Address 32 Sugarbush Rd
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
 
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Intersection Sugarbush Rd and Maple Ridge Rd
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)