Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Site: Sioux Lookout - 61 Queen St

Service: Health Authority

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Coordinates the delivery of health care services to First Nations people
Agency Services
Description (Service) Coordinator of the delivery of health care services to First Nations people 
  • Participates in the development of First Nations health policies 
  • Advocates on behalf of client's requests and rights 
  • Provides education about health care system to health care providers and recipients
 
Programs and services include:
 
Client Services Department 
  • Airport Interpretive Services 
  • Ground Transportation 
  • Hostel (Jeremiah McKay Kabayshewekamik) 
 
Health Services 
  • Regional Wellness Response Program 
  • Developmental Services Program (Transitional Youth and Community Outreach Programs) 
  • First Nations and Inuit Health Information Services (FNIHIS) 
  • Primary Health Care Unit 
  • Physician Management Services 
  • Telemedicine Program 
  • Tuberculosis Control Program
 
Nodin Child and Family Intervention Services 
  • Children's Mental Health and Addictions counselling  
  • Crisis Intervention 
  • Mental Health Counselling 
  • Traditional Healing
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Deer Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation - Fort Hope ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation - Big Trout Lake ; Koocheching First Nation ; Lac Seul ; MacDowell Lake First Nation - McDowell Lake ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation - Eagle Lake ; Mishkeegogamang First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation - Summer Beaver ; North Caribou First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Sandy Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Webequie First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Boundaries The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Eligibility First Nations individuals and families living within First Nation communities
Application Intake assessment required for all programs and services
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1802
Toll Free Phone 1-800-842-0681
Fax 807-737-1076
E-Mail info@slfnha.com
Website www.slfnha.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive James Morris, Executive Director; Email: james.morris@slfnha.com
Alternate Executive Delaine Fiddler, Communications Officer; Phone: 807-737-1802 ext 6520; Email: delaine.fiddler@slfnha.com
Site Location Down the street from OPP station
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 61 Queen St, Main Fl
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
 
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Intersection Queen St and 4th Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 1300 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- One designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp but no automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1990
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)