Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Social Services Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
  • Members of Kashechewan 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 - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-275-1551
Fax 705-275-1023
Website www.kashechewan.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Dorothy Williams, Social Services Administrator; Phone: 705-275-4044 ext 226
Alternate Executive Leona Wesley, Program Assistant; Phone: 705-275-4044 ext 267
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address 13B Riverside Dr
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 240 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)