Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Sunset Country Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Provides information, advocacy and support to assist individuals to remain in their homes as long as possible 
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family
 
Community Support Services offered include: 
  • Caregiver support 
  • Case management 
  • Friendly visiting 
  • Service arrangement and coordination 
  • Transportation for medical appointments within Fort Frances and/or assistance with medical appointment arrangements 
  • Visiting for social and safety reasons, either in person or on the phone
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances
Boundaries From Fort Frances, West along Canada/US border to town of Rainy River, North through Crow Lake to where Hwy 502 meets Lower Manitou Lake, Southeast to Mine Centre and back to Fort Frances
Eligibility
  • Focus is on frail, vulnerable and at-risk elderly adults and individuals trying to overcome barriers in accessing care such as low income, geographic isolation, language or disability issues or 
  • Self-identified Métis persons of any age who require care in order to remain in their homes
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Transportation arrangements must be booked 24 hours in advance; cancellation as soon as possible appreciated
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-1386
Toll Free Phone 1-888-793-3334
Fax 807-274-9773
E-Mail metisofsunsetcountry@gmail.com
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact Sabrina Stoessinger, Community Support Services; Phone: 807-274-1386 ext 3; Email: sabrinas@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: (Business) 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Clint Calder, Council President; Phone: (Business) 807-274-7076
Site Location On Victoria Ave near the Shoppers Drug Mart
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 426 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2C3
 
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Church St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)