Magnetawan First Nation

Site: Magnetawan First Nation Health Centre

Service: Friendly Visiting and Security Checks

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)
  • Arranges visits or phone calls from health staff 
  • Offers companionship and emotional support to older adults who live alone
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation who are elderly (55 years and over) or individuals who live alone
Application
  • Call to register for services; no referral required 
  • Transportation available to Health Centre; call to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-1047
Fax 705-383-2121
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Janice Smith, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 236
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
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)