Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Wahgoshig 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 - Algonquin, Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055 Ext 226
E-Mail SocialPrograms@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Ana Tremblay; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 226; Email: SocialPrograms@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 310 Penatuche Rd, Wahgoshig First Nation
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Intersection Hwy 101 and Hwy 11
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works Program 
RR #3 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Not Accessible