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 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 areas including Foot Care, Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases  
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling  
  • Provides mental health counselling 
  • Coordinates walking programs, sharing circles, community meals, and other community events such as health bazaars 
  • Liaises with the Aboriginal Health Access Centre called Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre (SKHC) in Sudbury to provide services in community
 
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 
  • Massage therapy appointments
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Community Support Services 
  • Congregate Dining 
  • Friendly Visiting and Security Checks 
  • Homemaking Program 
  • Immunization Clinic 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation
Application
  • Requires booked appointments 
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required 
  • Transportation available to programs and events; call to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-1047
Fax 705-383-2566
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Health Centre Reception
Primary Executive Susan Wheatley, Health Director; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 234; Email: healthdirector@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Julie Fontaine, Band Manager; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 232; Email: bandmanager@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Hwy 529, RR 1, Site 10, Comp 8
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o Magnetawan Health Centre 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Britt, ON P0G 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established New Health Centre opened in Sept 2013
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)