McDowell Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Health Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for Band members 
  • Provides health services through a Health Director and Health Liaison 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse 
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers various health initiatives through Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
 
Administers the following programs: 
  • Brighter Futures 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Mental Health
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served McDowell Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of McDowell Lake First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-735-1381 Ext 1308
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-3740
Fax 807-727-9494
Website www.mcdowelllake.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Michelle Woloshen, Health Director; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1317; Email: michellewoloshen@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Mary Lawson, Health Liaison; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 6001; Email: marylawson@knet.ca
Site Location Band Office is located in Red Lake, Community is located approx 155 km NE of Red Lake on central W shore of McDowell Lake
Located In Community Red Lake
Address 146 Howey St, Unit 202
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o McDowell Lake Health Dept 
PO Box 321 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
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)