Brunswick House First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing the health centre 
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Chapleau, Wawa, Sault Ste Marie or elsewhere
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brunswick House First Nation
Eligibility Members of Brunswick House First Nation and other First Nation members residing in the community who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-0248
Fax 705-864-0342
E-Mail health.reception@bhfn.ca
Website www.brunswickhousefirstnation.com
Primary Contact Margaret Quakegesic, Health Centre Reception; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 253
Alternate Contact Rosemary Redbreast, Medical van Driver; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 257
Primary Executive Rosanne Ojeebah, Health Director; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 255; Email: health.manager@bhfn.ca
Site Location Reserve is off Hwy 101E approx 10 km E of Chapleau
Located In Community Brunswick House First Nation
Address 1 Kanata St, Brunswick House First Nation
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 1178 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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)