Keewaywin 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 #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 Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
  • Members of Keewaywin 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-771-1210
Toll Free Phone 1-866-437-9505
Fax 807-771-1053
Primary Executive Jason Kakegamic, Social Services Administrator
Alternate Executive Joseph Meekis, Director of Operations; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address 202 Band Office Rd
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 90 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
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)