Wabaseemoong Independent Nations

Site: Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territoriall 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  
  • Works to increase early detection and 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  
  • Promotes increased physical activity and knowledge of healthy eating  
  • Provides workshops, presentations and hands-on training for cultural activities and traditions  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2440
Fax 807-927-2079
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Primary Contact Marsha Land, Diabetes Coordinator; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 130
Primary Executive Gretchen Bunting, Health Director; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 144
Alternate Executive Denise Moose, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 142
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Whitedog
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
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)