Eabametoong First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management  
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 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
  • Members of Eabametoong 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary 807-242-7361 
807-242-7261
Fax 807-242-1090
E-Mail reception@eabametoongfn.ca
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Dorcas Shawinimash, Ontario Works Receptionist; Phone: 807-242-7361 ext 242
Primary Executive Irene Oskineegish, Ontario Works Administrator; Phone: 807-242-7361 ext 232; Email: irene.oskineegish@eabametoongfn.ca
Alternate Executive Leanne R Whitehead, Employment Supports Manager; Phone: 807-242-7361 ext 231; Email: leanne.whitehead@eabametoongfn.ca
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 298 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
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)