Mattagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Home Support Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members in their own homes
 
Provides the following services: 
  • Assists elders and families that have members with disabilities in their residence with routine household activities such as light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and personal care 
  • Teaches the individual in need to care for themselves  
  • Provides household support for heavy and seasonal housecleaning  
  • Provides assistance with heavy outdoor work during the winter months such as shovelling and firewood  
  • Provides short-term loan of mobility aids such as walkers and raised toilet seats
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Mattagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mattagami First Nation requiring assistance at home due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-894-2072
Toll Free Phone 1-888-269-7729
Fax 705-894-2887
E-Mail info@mattagami.com
Website www.mattagami.com
Primary Contact Amanda Ryan, Home Support Worker
Primary Executive Eileen Boissoneau, Health Director; Phone: 705-894-2072 ext 244; Email: health@mattagami.com
Site Location Community is 5 km off Hwy 144 approx 20 km NE of Gogama, 70 km S of Timmins
Located In Community Mattagami First Nation
Address 75 Helen St
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home Support 
PO Box 99 
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
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)