Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Non-Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members  
  • Partners with Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc and Noojmowin Teg Health Centre to provide health services and programs to community members 
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals including Doctors and Nurse Practitioners  
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases  
  • Coordinates regular foot care sessions with visiting Foot Care Nurse  
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual  
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment  
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the Community Health Nurse  
  • 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
 
Administers the following programs/services: 
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness 
  • Brighter Futures/Building Healthy Communities 
  • Community Food Bank 
  • Diabetes Services 
  • Elders Drop-In 
  • Equipment Closet 
  • Home and Community Care Program 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • Mental Health Program 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention 
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application
  • Call to book appointment 
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3030
Fax 705-283-3642
E-Mail health@sheshegwaning.org
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
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Primary Contact Health Receptionist
Primary Executive Nicole Bush, Health Director; Email: nicole@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Beverly Endanawas, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079B Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
PO Box 1 C-1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
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)