Bearskin Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs
 
Benefits are determined based on need and may include: 
  • basic dental care 
  • diabetic supplies 
  • eyeglasses  
  • hearing aids  
  • prescription drugs  
  • surgical supplies and dressings  
  • transportation for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
  • Members of Bearskin Lake First Nation
 
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-363-2518
Fax 807-363-1066
E-Mail reception@michikan.ca
Primary Executive Rocky Moskotaywenene, Ontario Works Administrator
Alternate Executive Leonard Brown, Deputy Chief
Site Location Community is located 400 km N of Sioux Lookout on W shores of Michikan Lake
Located In Community Bearskin Lake First Nation
Address Bearskin Lake First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 25 
Bearskin Lake, ON P0V 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)