Grassy Narrows First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs
 
Benefits are determined based on need and may include: 
  • basic dental care 
  • diabetic supplies 
  • eyeglasses  
  • hearing aids  
  • prescription drugs  
  • surgical supplies and dressings  
  • transportation for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Grassy Narrows First Nation
Eligibility Members of Grassy Narrows First Nation
 
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-925-2570
Fax 807-925-2125
E-Mail info@grassynarrows.ca
Website www.grassynarrows.ca
Primary Contact Karen Fobister, Social Services Reception; Phone: 807-925-2570 ext 221; Email: karen.fobister82@gmail.com
Primary Executive Shirley Keewatin, Social Services Administrator; Phone: 807-925-2570 ext 222; Email: shirley.keewatin@gnfnow.ca
Alternate Executive Alana Pahpasay, Employment Caseworker; Phone: 807-925-2570 ext 223; Email: alana.pahpasay@gnfnow.ca
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 Ontario Works 
Box 143 
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)