Mississauga First Nation

Site: Training and Employment Centre

Service: Extended 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) Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs
 
Benefits are determined based on need and may include: 
  • basic dental care 
  • diabetic supplies 
  • eyeglasses  
  • hearing aids  
  • prescription drugs  
  • surgical supplies and dressings  
  • transportation for medical appointments
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12:30 pm
Areas Served Mississauga First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Mississauga First Nation (Mississauga #8) 
 
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the office
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 705-356-0728
E-Mail niigaaniin@mississaugi.com
Website www.mississaugi.com
Primary Contact Helen Arnott, Caseworker; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2215; Email: helen@mississaugi.com
Alternate Contact Robbie Morningstar, Employment Counsellor; Phone: 705-356-1621
Primary Executive Elizabeth Richier, Director of Services, Niigaaniin Main Office; Phone: 705-844-2340 ext 04700 * 705-692-9771 ext 1; Email: elizabeth@niigaaniin.com
Alternate Executive Darrell Jacques, Niigaaniin Manager; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2235; Email: darrelljacques@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 15 Sawmill Rd
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
 
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Intersection Sawmill Rd and Village Rd
Mailing Address c/o Niigaaniin-Ontario Works 
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 Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)