Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

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  
  • 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 9 am-4:30 pm 
Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining (Dalles) Ojibway Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-5876
Toll Free Phone 1-888-767-4960
Fax 807-548-2337
Website www.ochiichag.ca
Primary Executive Wayne Henry, Diabetes Coordinator and Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 228; Email: chr@ochiichag.ca
Alternate Executive Lorraine Kabestra, Health Manager; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 255; Email: health1@ochiichag.ca
Site Location Community is approx 27 km NW of Kenora off Hwy 17A and along Hwy 658
Located In Community Dalles First Nation
Address 22 Band Office Rd
Dalles, ON P9N 0J2
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Initiative 
Dalles Rd, RR 1 
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
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)