Deer Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
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 Deer Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
  • Members of Deer 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 may apply by contacting the office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-775-2141 
807-775-2100
Fax 807-775-2220
Website www.deerlake.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Maureen Meekis, Ontario Works Administrator; Email: maureenmeekis@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Carolyn Meekis, Ontario Works Administrator; Email: carolynmeekis@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 Ontario Works 
Box 39 
Deer Lake, ON P0V 1N0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible with side ramp but no automatic push button doors; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)