Wapekeka First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Non Insured Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Service claims for community and Band members 
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual 
  • Assists with making travel arrangements  
  • Maintains client documentation, receipts and related information
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wapekeka First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wapekeka First Nation requiring assistance with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements
Application
  • Booked appointments required for assistance with NIHB forms 
  • Client responsible for attendance at scheduled doctor/specialist appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-2320
Fax 807-537-2527
E-Mail health@wapekeka.ca
Website www.wapekeka.ca
Primary Executive Priscilla Anderson, Referral Clerk
Alternate Executive Beatrice Anderson, Health Director; Phone: 807-537-2475; Email: beatricea@wapekeka.ca
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NE of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Wapekeka First Nation
Address Wapekeka First Nation, ON P0V 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NIHB 
PO Box 1 
Wapekeka, ON P0V 1B0
Physical Access Not 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)