Sachigo Lake First Nation

Site: Sachigo Lake Business Centre

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial 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 
  • Offers basic foot care  
  • 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 (NDHN)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Sachigo Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-595-2577
Fax 807-595-1119
Primary Contact Margaret Hudson, Diabetes Worker
Primary Executive Jackson Beardy, Health Director; Email: jacksonabeardy@sachigo.ca
Alternate Executive Jacqueline Marcia Beardy, Assistant Health Director
Site Location Community is 425 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Sachigo Lake
Located In Community Sachigo Lake First Nation
Address Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 49 
Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
Physical Access Not Accessible
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)