Temagami First Nation

Site: Doreen Potts Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Primary Tribal Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Delivers medical transportation services on-reserve and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments to/from the Doreen Potts Health Centre within the community  
  • 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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation who require medical transportation assistance within the community due to age or disability
Application Recommends arrangements made at least 24 hours in advance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
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 Medical Transportation Coordinator
Alternate Executive Lydia McKenzie, Health Services Manager; Email: lydia.mckenzie@temagamifirstnation.ca
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 Medical Transportation 
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)