Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Nursing Station

Service: Good Food Box Program

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)
  • Operates a community-based food purchasing system that makes fresh fruits and vegetables available to community members 
  • Offers a monthly choice of small or large boxes of mixed fruits and vegetables or a small box of fruits 
  • Provides a monthly newsletter with healthy recipes, storage tips and helpful information
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Pick-up third Wed of month 1 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application
  • Call Faith or Kellie to order Foodbox 
  • Order must be prepaid by the 10th of each month; purple bags must be returned with payment 
  • Pick-up is at the Health Station on the third Wed of each month 
  • If order is not picked up by 2 pm on Thu it will be donated to a local family
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Program - $10 per box ; None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-8022
Fax 705-746-2039
E-Mail healthstation@wasauksing.ca
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Faith Pegahmagabow, Community Health Representative; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2247; Email: chr@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Contact Kellie King, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 705-747-2531 ext 2263; Email: cww@wasauksing.ca
Primary Executive Deborah Pegahmagabow, Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2249; Email: doh@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Executive Lorna Pawis, Assistant to Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2261; Email: adohss@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 Wasauksing Community Complex
1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Good Food Box 
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 Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)