Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation from/to Mitaanjigamiing Reserve to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in the town of Fort Frances 
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Band Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
On-call Medical Van Driver Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Stanjikoming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2188
Fax 807-274-9182
E-Mail secretary@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Website www.mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Executive Rob Mellick, Medical Van Driver; Phone: (Cell) 807-276-1547; Email: medvan@mitaanjigamiiing.ca
Alternate Executive Jamie Lynn Anderson, Health Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 232 * (Cell) 807-271-2302; Email: health@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Site Location Community is approx 56 km NE of Fort Frances off Hwy 17 onto Hwy 611, along shores of Stanjikoming Bay on Rainy Lake
Located In Community Stanjikoming First Nation
Address Stanjikoming First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 609 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)