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 to medical appointments within the community  
  • Provides transportation assistance from/to Sachigo Lake First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Sachigo Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability
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 807-595-2500
Fax 807-595-1183
Primary Contact Sandra Barkman, Referral Clerk
Alternate Contact Clayton Kaminawash, Referral Clerk
Primary Executive Nurse in Charge
Alternate Executive Jackson A Beardy, Health Director; Email: jacksonabeardy@sachigo.ca
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 Medical Transportation 
PO Box 49 
Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
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 Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)