Attawapiskat First Nation

Site: Attawapiskat Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Provides case management and screening services  
  • Provides basic foot care services  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation
Eligibility Members of Attawapiskat First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 705-997-2149 
705-997-2192
Fax 705-997-1307
Website www.attawapiskat.org
Primary Contact Jackie Shisheesh, Diabetes Coordinator
Primary Executive Joe Tippeneskum, Health Services Director; Phone: 705-997-9960; Email: joe.tippeneskum@gmail.com
Alternate Executive Public Health Nurse
Site Location Community is located on W James Bay near mouth of Attawapiskat River, 160 km N of Moosonee
Located In Community Attawapiskat First Nation
Address Attawapiskat First Nation, ON P0L 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
PO Box 248 
Attawapiskat, ON P0L 1A0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)