Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Historic Sault Ste Marie Métis Council is located in MNO Region 4
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Provides information, advocacy and support to assist individuals to remain in their homes as long as possible 
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family
 
Community Support Services offered include: 
  • Caregiver support 
  • Case management 
  • Friendly visiting 
  • Service arrangement and coordination 
  • Transportation for medical appointments within Sault Ste Marie and/or assistance with medical appointment arrangements 
  • Visiting for social and safety reasons, either in person or on the phone
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Boundaries South to Michigan border, East to the western boundary of Garden River Indian Reserve, Northwest to Batchewana Bay and along Lake Superior shoreline back to Sault Ste Marie
Eligibility
  • Focus is on frail, vulnerable and at-risk elderly adults and individuals trying to overcome barriers in accessing care such as low income, geographic isolation, language or disability issues or 
  • Self-identified Métis persons of any age who require care in order to remain in their homes
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Transportation arrangements must be booked 24 hours in advance; cancellation as soon as possible appreciated
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-254-1768
Fax 705-254-3515
E-Mail mno-reception1@shaw.ca
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact Brittany McHale-Johnson, Community Support Services Coordinator; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 303
Alternate Contact Shawna Hansen, Community Wellness Coordinator; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 305; Email: shawnah@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Kim Powley, Council President; Phone: 705-759-3379; Email: mno-ssmcouncil@shaw.ca
Site Location Next to Orlando's House of Beauty Salon
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 26 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y3
 
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Intersection Queen St E and Gore St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Rear entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)