Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Medical Building

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to any medical appointments within the community 
  • Provides transportation from/to Ojibways of Onigaming community to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist etc) in the city of Kenora and surrounding area 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2339
Fax 807-484-2789
E-Mail onegaming@hotmail.com
Website www.onigaming.ca/home
Primary Contact Dorothy Copenace, Referral Clerk and Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 21; Email: dorothy.copenace@onigaming.ca
Primary Executive Hazel Copenace, Health Director; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 27; Email: hazel.copenace@onigaming.ca
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Medical Building
68 Ball Park Rd
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 160 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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)