Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
Description (Service)
  • Assists elders and/or families that have members with disabilities in their residence with routine household activities such as light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and personal care  
  • Provides household support for heavy and seasonal housecleaning  
  • Provides assistance with heavy outdoor work during the winter months such as shovelling and firewood  
  • Acts as respite for caregivers  
  • Provides short-term loan of mobility aids such as walkers and raised toilet seats
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Deer Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 50 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Deer Lake First Nation requiring assistance at home due to age or there are family members with disabilities living in the home
Application Home visits require prior arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-775-2226 
807-775-9770
Fax 807-775-9772
Website www.deerlake.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Betty Quill, Home Support Coordinator
Alternate Executive Garylene Meekis, Health Director; Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Red Lake on NE shore of Deer Lake
Located In Community Deer Lake First Nation
Address Deer Lake, ON P0V 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home Support Program 
Box 352 
Deer Lake, ON P0V 1N0
Physical Access Fully 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)