Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Wikwemikong Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Responsible for 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 Wikwemikong to out-of-town medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Little Current 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve who require medical transportation assistance due to age, illness or disability or do not have access to a vehicle
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 2 weeks advance booking for out-of-town appointments; exceptions made for emergencies 
  • Recommends booking a day ahead for in-town appointments  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3164
Fax 705-859-3300
Website www.wikyhealth.ca
Primary Contact Melissa Roy, Medical Transportation Manager; Phone: 705-859-3164 ext 241; 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 Medical Transportation 
PO Box 101 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
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)