Wapekeka First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
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 Wapekeka First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wapekeka 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 807-537-2315
Fax 807-537-2336
E-Mail wfn@wapekeka.ca
Website www.wapekeka.ca
Primary Executive Jezebel Winter, Ontario Works Administrator; Email: jezw@wapekeka.ca
Alternate Executive Carol Brown, Band Administrator; Email: carolb@wapekeka.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NW 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 Ontario Works 
PO Box 2 
Wapekeka, ON P0V 1B0
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)