Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Provides programs and activities to increase awareness, build knowledge and enhance skills for healthy living 
  • Operates a youth drop-in centre 
  • Carries out fund-raising efforts with children and youth to offset program costs and to teach financial responsibility 
  • Provides activities and sports events upon request 
  • Offers educational sessions about healthy living topics
 
Offers various activities for different age groups that include: 
  • Arts and crafts 
  • Ball hockey 
  • Baseball games 
  • Exercise classes 
  • Hunting, fishing and survival skills teaching 
  • Kids playtime 
  • Movie nights 
  • Outdoor and indoor sports 
  • Traditional teachings 
  • Weight training
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Activity times vary
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sandy Lake First Nation 
 
Activities and sports events offered for following age groups: 
  • Children 2-6 years of age 
  • Children 7-12 years of age 
  • Youth 13-18 years of age 
  • Young adults 19-35 years of age
Application Program registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-774-5242 
807-774-6131
Fax 807-774-1585
Website sandylake.firstnation.ca/?q=sandy-lake-health-authority
Primary Contact Cherish Kakegamic, Program Coordinator; Email: cherishkakegamic@knet.ca
Alternate Contact Bradley Fiddler, Program Coordinator; Email: bradleyfiddler@knet.ca
Primary Executive Jennifer Meekis, Centre Coordinator; Email: jennifermeekis@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Joan Rae, Health Director; Phone: 807-774-3461; Email: joanrae@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Brighter Futures 
PO Box 20 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
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)