Webequie First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community  
  • Provides transportation assistance from/to Webequie First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay and Winnipeg 
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Members of Webequie First Nation who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-353-7241
Fax 807-353-1551
Website www.webequie.ca
Primary Executive Jemima Shewaybick, Clerk Interpreter
Alternate Executive Maurice Jacob, Patient Driver
Site Location Community is 250 km NE of Pickle Lake, 540 km N of Thunder Bay, on northern peninsula of Eastwood Island in Winisk Lake
Located In Community Webequie First Nation
Address Webequie
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 90 
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
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)