Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis Health Centre

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Offers a health centre consisting of a multi-disciplinary team that provides health prevention, promotion and non-urgent treatment 
  • Focuses on a holistic approach offering both western and traditional healing choices  
  • Provides health awareness, skills development, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Foot Care, Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases  
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling  
  • Provides mental health counselling
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual  
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the Community Health Nurse  
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Child development screening 
  • Blood pressure and blood glucose monitoring
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Community Wellness Program 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Immunization Clinic 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • Mental Health 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits Long Distance Travel Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis First Nation
Application
  • Requires booked appointments 
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2112
Fax 705-763-2663
E-Mail info@dokisfirstnation.com
Website www.dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Sally Dokis, Health Director; Email: sally.d@dokisfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Charlene Restoule, Band Manager; Email: charlene.r@dokisfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 940-B Main St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
 
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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)