Pikangikum First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
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-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Pikangikum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pikangikum 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 807-773-5095
Fax 807-773-5027
Primary Contact Corrina Peters, Reception
Primary Executive Smith Keeper, Ontario Works Coordinator
Alternate Executive Jacqueline Turtle, Ontario Works Secretary
Site Location Community is approx 100 km NW of Red Lake, on E shores of Pikangikum Lake at the Berens River
Located In Community Pikangikum First Nation
Address Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 323 
Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
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)