Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Site: Netaawgonebiik Health Services

Service: Netaawgonebiik Health Services - Referral Clerk

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Alternative Medical Drivers: Leona Cowley at 807-466-3590; Shaun at 807-466-3118
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community 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  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community and medical appointments out-of-town in Kenora, Winnipeg and Thunder Bay
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Whitefish Bay First Nation
Eligibility Members of Naotkamegwanning First Nation who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and assistance with medical transportation due to age or disability
Application Non-Insured Health Benefits  
  • Requires booked appointments
 
Medical Transportation  
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-226-5383
Toll Free Phone 1-877-885-5530
Fax 807-226-5752
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Sandra Tom, Referral Clerk
Alternate Contact Gavin Cowley, Medical Driver
Primary Executive AJ White, Health Director; Email: naot.healthdirector@gmail.com
Alternate Executive Jackie Oshie, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-226-1026; Email: jackie.oshie@gmail.com
Site Location Community is 96 km SE of Kenora, approx 1 km E off Hwy 71, along E shores of Lake of the Woods, 15 km from Sioux Narrows
Located In Community Whitefish Bay First Nation
Address 1801 Pawitik St
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
Netaawgonebiik Health Services 
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)