Couchiching First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Extended Health Benefits

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) 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 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep-Jun  
Mon-Thu 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Couchiching First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Members of Couchiching First Nation living on-reserve 
 
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, 
  • 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
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3228
Toll Free Phone 1-888-581-0249
Fax Band Office 807-274-6458 
Private 807-274-1515
E-Mail cfnreception@vianet.ca
Website www.couchiching.ca
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Primary Contact Krystal Windego, Intake and Clerical; Phone: 807-274-3228 ext 269
Primary Executive Lucille Morrisseau, Ontario Works Administrator; Phone: 807-274-3228 ext 222
Alternate Executive April Bruyere, Ontario Works Intake and Case Worker; Phone: 807-274-3228 ext 224
Site Location Community is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
Located In Community Couchiching First Nation
Address Administration Centre
107 Hwy 11 E
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
 
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Intersection Hwy 11 and Couchiching Dr
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
RR 2, RMB 2027 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)