Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Site: Naandwegamik Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community for members without access to a vehicle  
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Little Current, Espanola and surrounding area 
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual  
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
 
NOTE: Individuals with small children must have appropriate car seat restraints or transportation will not be provided
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 who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 2 weeks advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-3171
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 Fran McGraw, Referral Clerk; Email: mcgrawf@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 Medical Transportation 
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)