Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Health Services - Mailing Address

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services 
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4474 
705-275-4470
Website www.kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Contact Eliza Friday, Health Centre Reception; Email: elizafriday@kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Executive Rita Sutherland, Diabetes Lay Worker
Alternate Executive George Reuben, Health Director; Phone: 705-275-4466 ext 27; Email: georgereuben@kashechewanhealth.com
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address Kashechewan First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 242 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)