Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Assists elders in their residence with routine household activities such as light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and personal care  
  • Provides household support for heavy and seasonal housecleaning 
  • Provides assistance with heavy outdoor work during the winter months such as shovelling and firewood  
  • Acts as respite for caregivers  
  • Provides short-term loan of mobility aids such as walkers and raised toilet seats
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Home Support hours vary
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 50 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Bearskin Lake First Nation requiring assistance at home due to age, illness or disability
Application Home visits require prior arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-363-9812
Fax 807-363-1066
Primary Contact Anita Nothing, Health Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Lynn Fox, Home Care Coordinator; Phone: (Cell) 807-212-2110
Alternate Executive Martina Mckoop, Home Care Worker
Site Location Community is located 400 km N of Sioux Lookout on W shores of Michikan Lake
Located In Community Bearskin Lake First Nation
Address Bearskin Lake First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home Support Program 
PO Box 25 
Bearskin Lake, ON P0V 1E0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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)