Obashkaandagaang First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council 
Provincial 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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Washagamis Bay First Nation
Eligibility Members of Obashkaandagaang 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
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-543-2532
Fax 807-543-2964
Primary Contact Brenda Chartrand, Social Services Administrator; Email: chartrand_brenda@hotmail.com
Alternate Contact Anthony Kent, Employment Caseworker; Email: anthonypj_kent@hotmail.com
Site Location Reserve is approx 15 km SW of Kenora off Hwy 17E, on peninsula and mainland along N shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Washagamis Bay First Nation
Address McKenzie Portage Rd
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 625 
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
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)