Temagami First Nation

Site: Doreen Potts Health Centre

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Primary Tribal Organization: Independent 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care
  • Provides smoking cessation counselling
  • Delivers health promotion and safety programs to community members
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
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)
  • 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
Offers the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Community Support Services
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Drug and Alcohol Worker
  • Health Promotions and Safety Worker
  • Medical Transportation
  • Non Insured Health Benefits
  • Native Child Welfare Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation
Application Call to book appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-237-8900
Toll Free Phone 1-866-262-2862
Fax 705-237-8912
E-Mail dphc@temagamifirstnation.ca
Website www.temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Executive Wayne Potts, Health Services Director
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Doreen Potts Health Centre 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)