Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Ojibways of Onigaming 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 - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2162
Fax 807-484-2737
E-Mail angie.copenace@onigaming.ca
Website www.onigaming.ca/home
Primary Executive David Kelly, Ontario Works Administrator
Alternate Executive Joanne Kelly, Employment Caseworker
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Band Office
703 Ketemiikana Dr
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
 
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Intersection Ketemiikana Dr and Hwy 71
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 160 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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)