Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Responsible for Medical Transportation assistance and processing Non-Insured Health Service claims for community and Band 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 to medical/specialist appointments at the nearest appropriate facility 
  • Provides pick-up and drop-off at Kenora Greyhound station
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 who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and/or assistance with medical transportation due to age or disability
Application Medical Transportation  
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
 
Non-Insured Health Benefits
 
  • Requires booked appointments
 
NOTE: The following types of services will not be provided by Medical Transportation: 
  • Travel outside Canada 
  • Ambulance services 
  • Services occurring outside Band operations 
  • Benefits for clients requiring dialysis, chemotherapy, methadone ingestion and radiation treatment will be prior approved through NIHB Medical Transportation Framework
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, Referral Clerk; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 228
Alternate Executive Lorraine Kabestra, Health Director; 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 Referral Clerk
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)