Sheguiandah First Nation

Site: Band Office

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 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Sheguiandah
Eligibility Members of Sheguiandah 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 705-368-2781
Fax 705-368-3697
E-Mail reception@sheguiandahfn.ca
Primary Contact Crystal Madahbee, Reception; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 221
Primary Executive Marida McGregor, Ontario Works Administrator; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 222
Alternate Executive Lucy Ann Trudeau, Interim Band Manager; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 205
Site Location Community is located at NE end of Manitoulin Island, approx 12 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6
Located In Community Sheguiandah
Address 142 Ogemah Miikan
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
 
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Intersection Ogemah Miikan and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 101 
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator to second level
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)