Description & Services
Public Comments Health services are offered in member communities through the following centres: 
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek - Shawenekezhik Health Centre 
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek - Sagamok Naadwedjige Gamik 
  • Indian Friendship Centre of Sault Ste Marie - Health Centre 
  • Thessalon First Nation - Health Centre 
  • Serpent River First Nation - Kenabutch Health Centre 
  • Mississauga First Nation - Health Centre 
  • Garden River First Nation - Naan Doo We'an - Garden River Wellness Centre 
  • Batchewana First Nation - Health Centre
Description (Service) Provides a primary health care clinic for First Nation individuals and families
  • Provides treatment of illnesses 
  • Coordinates documentation if patient receives care from a member of the team 
  • Provides routine annual physicals 
  • Provides well children and baby care 
  • Administers immunizations 
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals 
  • Provides prenatal and postnatal care  
  • Offers basic and advanced foot care services and clinics  
  • Provides diabetes education and effective ways to manage the disease  
  • Offers health, nutrition education and counselling 
  • Provides follow-up care and management of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, arthritis and diabetes
Services are provided through health professionals including: 
  • Physicians 
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Diabetes Nurse Educator 
  • Registered Dietitian 
  • Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist 
  • Mental Health Therapist 
  • Traditional Healers
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Medical Doctor: Fri 1:30 pm-4 pm 
Nurse Practitioners: Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm 
Diabetes Nurse, Dietitian: schedule varies
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation ; Batchewana First Nation ; Garden River First Nation ; Mississauga First Nation ; Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation ; Sault Ste. Marie ; Serpent River First Nation ; Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility All Aboriginal peoples (First Nation Status Off-Reserve, Non-Status, M├ętis and Inuit) and family members
  • Requires booked appointments 
  • No emergency services available (if emergency, go to Sault Area Hospital Emergency Dept)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2021
Toll Free Phone 1-877-633-7558
Fax 705-844-2844
Primary Contact Edith Mercieca, Community Support Services Manager; Phone: 705-844-2021 ext 308; Email:
Primary Executive Gloria Daybutch, Health Director, North Shore Tribal Council; Phone: 705-844-2021 ext 302; Email:
Alternate Executive Tillie McLeod, Office Administrator; Phone: 705-844-2021 ext 303; Email:
Located In Community Cutler
Address 473 B Hwy 17 W
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
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Intersection Hwy 17 and Village Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)