Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political 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 
  • 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 the community offered by the Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Foot Care 
  • 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 
  • Bloodwork, blood pressure and blood glucose monitoring
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Community Wellness Program 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Good Food Box Program 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Immunization Clinic 
  • Meals on Wheels 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • Mental Health 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Henvey Inlet First Nation
Eligibility Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation
Application
  • Requires booked appointments  
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required 
  • If transportation is required for any events, must make arrangements with the Health Centre 3 days prior to the event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-857-1221
Toll Free Phone 1-866-252-3330
Fax 705-857-0730
E-Mail admin@henveyinletmedicalcentre.com
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Darcy Ashawasegai, Health Centre Receptionist; Phone: 705-857-1221 ext 221
Primary Executive Edward Panamick Sr, Health Director; Phone: 705-857-1221 ext 223; Email: Ed.Panamick@henveymedicalcentre.com
Site Location Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury
Located In Community Henvey Inlet First Nation
Address Health Centre
354A Pickerel River Rd
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
 
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Intersection Pickerel River Rd and Sub Rd
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)