Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty 
  • Chiropractor located at Wikwemikong Health Centre, ph 705-859-3169 (Tuesdays only) 
  • Dental Clinic located at 15 Complex Dr, ph 705-859-3476 
  • Optometrist, ph 705-859-2988
Description (Service) Offers a health centre providing family medical care, mental health services and community-based health programs  
  • Coordinates health care services through Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Nurses, Dietitian and a Diabetes Team and other health care professionals  
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Foot Care, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers a medicine lodge for culturally appropriate services through traditional healers 
  • Coordinates health initiatives/activities such as health fairs for different age groups
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Intake services to determine health needs of individual 
  • Coordination of one-on-one prenatal/postnatal 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 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals 
  • Outdoor trips in group settings for residential school survivors 
  • Parent involvement and resources to reduce the incidence of head lice in the schools 
  • Speech and language assessments, treatment and training with special needs workers
 
Services and programs include: 
  • Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve 
  • Animal Control Program 
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program 
  • Diabetes Project 
  • Environmental Health Program 
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Maternal Child Health Program 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • Traditional Medicine 
  • Waasa Naabin Community Youth Services Centre 
  • Walk-In Clinic
 
Also supports services of: 
  • Chiropractor 
  • Dental Clinic 
  • Optometrist 
  • Psychologist
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve
Application
  • Appointments required 
  • Must present valid health card (OHIP) and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) 
  • Recommends calling at least 24 hours in advance to cancel an appointment; calling early 
    in the day is appreciated
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 705-859-3164 
705-859-3166
Toll Free Phone 1-866-968-3872
Crisis Phone Medical emergencies: 9-1-1
Fax 705-859-3300
Website www.wikyhealth.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Melissa Roy, Executive Assistant; Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca
Primary Executive Mary Jo Wabano, Health Services Director; Email: mjwabano@wikyhealth.ca
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 16A Complex Dr
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Complex Dr and Pitawanakwat St
Mailing Address c/o Wikwemikong Health Centre 
PO Box 101 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
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)