Nipissing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs
 
Benefits are determined based on need and may include: 
  • basic dental care 
  • diabetic supplies 
  • eyeglasses  
  • hearing aids  
  • prescription drugs  
  • surgical supplies and dressings  
  • transportation for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Nipissing First Nation 
 
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-753-2058
Fax 705-753-5841
E-Mail gingerp@nfn.ca
Website www.nfn.ca
Primary Contact Ellie Penasse, Ontario Works Intake Worker; Phone: 705-753-2050 ext 1329; Email: elliep@nfn.ca
Primary Executive Ginger Penasse, Ontario Works Supervisor; Phone: 705-753-2050 ext 1324
Alternate Executive Melissa Leclerc, Employment Assistance Counsellor; Phone: 705-753-2050 ext 1256; Email: melissal@nfn.ca
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community Garden Village
Address 36 Semo Rd
Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)