Wahnapitae First Nation

Site: Centre of Excellence

Service: Health Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Most community residents access primary health care either at Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre or health clinics and hospitals in Sudbury
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members  
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in the community offered by the Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Foot Care 
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care  
  • Updates community members about health-related issues in monthly newsletter  
  • Provides a variety of health programs for children and youth including a Summer Day Camp, as well as programs for adults and families, and seniors 
  • Coordinates community sports and physical activities, and social gatherings with an overall focus on healthy development of children and families
 
Services provided by: 
  • Child and Youth Worker 
  • Community Wellness Worker 
  • Home and Community Care Program 
  • Medical Transportation
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Summer: Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon
Areas Served Wahnapitae First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahnapitae First Nation
Application Registration for clinics required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-858-7700
Fax 705-858-5570
Website www.wahnapitaefirstnation.com
Primary Executive Lynn Cote, Health Director; Phone: 705-858-7700 ext 222 * (Cell) 705-920-2885; Email: lynn.cote@wahnapitaefn.com
Alternate Executive Wendy Tyson, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 705-858-7700 ext 219; Email: cww@wahnapitaefn.com
Site Location Community is approx 50 km N of Sudbury, near Capreol on NW shores of Wanapitei Lake
Located In Community Wahnapitae First Nation
Address 259 Taighwenini Trail Rd
Capreol, ON P0M 1H0
 
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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)