Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Health Services Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing the health clinic 
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Matheson, Timmins, Iroquois Falls or elsewhere
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahgoshig First Nation who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055 Ext 258
Fax 705-273-1612
E-Mail healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Elizabeth Babin, Health Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 258; Email: healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Reserve is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, on S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 360 Penatuche Rd, Wahgoshig First Nation
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 722 
Wahgoshig First Nation 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Not 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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)