Eabametoong First Nation

Site: Health Centre - Mailing Address

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes
 
  • 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 and the Northern Diabetes Health Network
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong First Nation with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-242-1450 
807-242-1151
Fax 807-242-1506
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Marlene Atlookan, Diabetes Worker; Email: marlene.atlookan@eabametoongfn.ca
Alternate Executive John Louie Oskineegish, Health Supervisor
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 281 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)