Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)  
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates health care services through visiting health professionals such as home care and community health nurses, nurse practitioners, foot care nurse and diabetes educator 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops, peer counselling and referrals for professional counselling 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals 
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse 
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Alternate Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Application
  • Appointments recommended  
  • Prior arrangements required for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-488-5457 
807-488-5606
Toll Free Phone 1-888-424-9060
Fax 807-488-9644
E-Mail bghealth@outlook.com
Website www.biggrassy.ca
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Primary Contact Dianne Skead, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Deborah Whetzel, Health Director; Email: bghealthdirector@outlook.com
Alternate Executive Dennis Copenace, Community Health Representative; Email: copenacedr.drc@gmail.com
Site Location Community is 130 km NW of Fort Frances, off Hwy 621 along SE shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Address Esiniiwab Health Centre
509 Beach Rd, Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Esiniiwab Health Centre 
PO Box 425 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Fully 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); Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)