Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Shawenekezhik Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community  
  • Provides transportation from/to Whitefish Lake First Nation Reserve to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) outside the community in the Sudbury area 
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation living in community and requiring assistance with medical transporation due to age or disability  
  • Must book all medical appointments between 9 am to 3:30 pm Mon-Thu and 8:30 
    am to 3 pm Fri
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires at least 1 business day advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies 
  • All Signed Confirmation of Attendance Slips must be returned to Van driver or Health Centre 
  • Does not offer prescription pick-up  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Centre 705-692-3651 
Medical Van 705-691-7572
Toll Free Phone 1-800-661-2730
After Hours Phone Urgent approval only: 705-692-9033 or 705-596-2145
Fax 705-692-7255
Website www.atikamekshenganishnawbek.ca
Primary Executive Darlene Geauvreau, Patient Transportation Clerk; Phone: 705-692-3651 ext 221; Email: dgeauvreau@wlfn.com
Alternate Executive Don Paishegwon, Patient Transportation
Site Location Community is located 20 km SW of Sudbury along Hwy 17 on E shores of Whitefish Lake
Located In Community Naughton
Address 25 Reserve Rd
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 98 
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)