M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Training and Employment Hub Centre

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
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-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5362
Fax 705-377-4980
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Colleen Debassige, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 235; Email: colleend@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive John Ense, Department Manager; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 215; Email: johne@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive April Corbiere, Community Placement Worker; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 234; Email: aprilc@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address Administration Building
53 Hwy 551, 2nd Flr
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 353 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)