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 
 
Northwest 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 frail, vulnerable and at-risk elderly adults and individuals with care needs to remain in their homes as long as possible 
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family
 
Community Support Services offered: 
  • Caregiver support 
  • Case management 
  • Friendly visiting 
  • Service arrangement and coordination 
  • Transportation for medical appointments within Dryden 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 Dryden
Boundaries From Dryden, East to Hwy 599, North to Silver Dollar, Northwest to Sioux Lookout, West through Lac Seul to Oak Lake, South to Crow Lake
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  
  • Any local, self-identified Métis resident and their family who require long term care services can access the program
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Transportation arrangements must be booked 24 hours in advance; cancellation as soon as possible appreciated
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Michif; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-4535
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-4889
Fax 807-223-4855
E-Mail nwmetis@drytel.net
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact Janet Hipfner, Community Support Services Coordinator; Phone: 807-223-4535 ext 303; Email: janeth@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Fax: 807-223-8083; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Ronald Robinson, Council President; Phone: 807-223-8082; Fax: 807-223-8083
Site Location Beside Wilsons Business Solutions Store
Located In Community Dryden
Address 34B King St
Dryden, ON P8N 1B3
 
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Intersection King St and Earl Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)