Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuck Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Fort Albany 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 office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-1044
Fax 705-278-3397
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
Primary Contact Amy Nakogee, Secretary and Bookkeeper; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 224; Email: amy@fafnmail.com
Primary Executive Bernadette Gillies, Ontario Works Administrator; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 214; Email: bernadette@fafnmail.com
Alternate Executive Betty Wheesk, Ontario Works Assistant; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 218; Email: betty@fafnmail.com
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address Fort Albany First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 190 
First Nation Office 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)