Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing 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 ; French ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5602
Toll Free Phone Office: 1-888-238-0102 
Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268 
Welfare Fraud Hotline: 1-800-394-7867
Fax 807-488-5942
E-Mail copenace_07@hotmail.com
Website www.bigisland.ca
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Primary Contact Dolores Cobiness, Receptionist and Administrative Assistant; Email: reception@naongashiing.ca
Primary Executive Loretta Copenace, Social Services Administrator; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 234
Alternate Executive Patricia Big George, Chief; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 228; Email: chiefpatbg@naongashiing.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)