Thessalon First Nation

Site: Band Office

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 Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Thessalon First Nation 
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 705-842-2323
Fax 705-842-2332
Website www.thessalonfirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Bobbi Jo McColman, Niigaaniin Coordinator; Email: bmccolman.tfn@vianet.ca
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
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 40 Sugarbush Rd, RR 2
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
 
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Intersection Sugarbush Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Niigaaniin 
Box 9 
RR 2 
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal