Wahnapitae First Nation

Site: Centre of Excellence

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

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 education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Offers basic foot care 
  • Coordinates prevention/educational activities such as Diabetes Lunch n Learn, and Diabetes Bingo  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals
Hours Health Office: 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 living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
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 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 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)