Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Community Complex

Service: Extended Health Benefits

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) Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs
 
Benefits are determined based on need and may include: 
  • basic dental care 
  • diabetic supplies 
  • eyeglasses  
  • hearing aids  
  • prescription drugs  
  • surgical supplies and dressings  
  • transportation for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation 
 
Individuals and families who:  
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or  
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the Director of Social Services
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-2531
Fax 705-746-5984
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Executive Dale Copegog, Director of Social Services; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2265; Email: dohss@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Executive Deborah King, Ontario Works Income Support; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2268; Email: owinc@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address 1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)