Wahnapitae First Nation

Site: Centre of Excellence

Service: Good Food Box Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Operates a community-based food purchasing system that makes fresh fruits and vegetables available to community members (contents vary by season) for reasonable price  
  • Provides a choice of small or large good food box once per month  
  • Offers a variety of fruit and vegetables such as carrots, cucumbers, lettuce, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, strawberries and apples
 
NOTE: Pick-up location is at the Band Office in the Centre of Excellence
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-11 am
Areas Served Wahnapitae First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahnapitae First Nation
Application
  • Order and pay by 1 pm every second Wed of month 
  • Pick-up every third Wed of month between 1:30 pm-4 pm 
  • If unable to pick-up between designated hours, must call ahead to make other arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Service - Small Box $8, Large Box $17
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-858-7700
Fax 705-858-5570
Website www.wahnapitaefirstnation.com
Primary Contact Wendy Tyson, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 705-858-7700 ext 219; Email: cww@wahnapitaefn.com
Primary Executive Lynn Cote, Health Director; Phone: 705-858-7700 ext 222 * (Cell) 705-920-2885; Email: lynn.cote@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 Regional / Municipal - Wahnapitae First Nation; United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts