Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Provides case management and screening services  
  • Offers basic foot care clinics  
  • Offers nutrition programs and recipe exchanges  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
 
Activities include: 
  • Awareness Promotion 
  • Breakfast/lunch Program 
  • Organized Walks  
  • Fitness and Nutrition Programs  
  • School Diabetes Programs 
  • Support group  
  • Traditional herb/medicine workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Grassy Narrows First Nation
Eligibility Members of Grassy Narrows First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-925-2850
Toll Free Phone 1-800-790-8887
Fax 807-925-2182
E-Mail grassynarrowsfirstnation@knet.ca
Website www.grassynarrows.ca
Primary Contact Wendy Fobister, Health Reception and Referral Clerk
Primary Executive Aaron Kokopenace, Community Health Representative
Alternate Executive Wayne Hyacinthe, Health Director; Phone: 807-925-2274; Email: wghyacinthe@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is 80 km N of Kenora at the end of Hwy 671, along the English-Wabigoon river system near the Manitoba border
Located In Community Grassy Narrows First Nation
Address Grassy Narrows, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
Box 211 
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)