Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Naandwegamik means "place of healing" in Ojibway
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members  
  • Coordinates health care services through visiting Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Community Health representative and community health workers  
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse  
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases  
  • Offers a palliative care program when required 
  • Coordinates health initiatives/activities such as Health Fairs, community garden for community members
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one prenatal/postnatal care with the community health representative  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs  
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Eligibility Members of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments to see visiting Physicians/Nurse Practitioners
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-3171
Crisis Phone Manitoulin Health Centre Ambulance: 705-368-2611
Fax 705-368-0293
Website www.aundeckomnikaningfn.com
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Primary Contact Debbie Madahbee Crites, Health Reception and Secretary; Email: madahbeed@aokfn.com
Primary Executive Debbie Shawana, Health Administrator; Email: shawanad@aokfn.com
Alternate Executive Shirley Corbiere, Community Health Representative; Email: corbieres@aokfn.com
Site Location Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is located on N channel on shore of Manitoulin Island, along Hwy 540, 5 km W of town of Little Current
Located In Community Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Address 12B Hill St
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
 
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Intersection Hill St and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Naandwegamik Health Centre 
RR 1, Comp 21 
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
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)