Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

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) 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 Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek 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 Niigaanin Administrator
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-692-3651
Toll Free Phone 1-800-661-2730
Fax 705-692-5010
E-Mail receptsec@wlfn.com
Website www.atikamekshenganishnawbek.ca
Primary Contact Victoria Petahtegoose, Niigaaniin Financial Specialist; Phone: 705-692-9771 ext 3
Alternate Contact Veronica Nashkawa, Employment Specialist; Phone: 705-692-3651 ext 210
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 located 20 km SW of Sudbury along Hwy 17 on E shores of Whitefish Lake
Located In Community Naughton
Address 25 Reserve Road
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Niigaaniin 
PO Box 39 
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)