Bearskin Lake First Nation

Site: Health Department - Mailing Address

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations  
Political Territorial 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 Nursing station 
  • 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 Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Bearskin Lake 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-363-2582
Fax 807-363-1021
Primary Contact Anita Nothing, Health Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Referral Clerk
Alternate Executive Wesley Nothing, Health Director
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 Medical Transportation 
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 Natons and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)