Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Health Services - Mailing Address

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community 
  • Provides transportation from/to Kashechewan First Nation Reserve to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) at Fort Albany Wing of James Bay General Hospital 
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4474 
Website www.kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Contact Eliza Friday, Health Centre Reception; Email: elizafriday@kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Executive John E Wynne, Medical Transportation Driver
Alternate Executive Jessie Koosees, Acting Health Director; Phone: 705-275-4470 ext 209; Email: jessie.koosees@hotmail.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 Medical Transportation 
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 (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)