Pays Plat First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Pays Plat First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation  
  • Provides amenities to community members including Community Hall, Church, Arena, Fire Hall, Water Plant and Pow Wow Grounds 
  • Offers a Business Centre which contains the Health Centre, a Gas & Variety Store, a Day Care Centre and offices 
  • Provides a privately-operated business called Smoke Signals Firewood which sells/delivers firewood to community members and surrounding areas 
  • Home to many artisans, creating snow shoes and canoes, bead work and paintings
 
Provides the following programs and services:  
  • Administration (Band Office)  
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Department 
  • Health Centre 
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative 
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative  
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, Brighter Futures  
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, Building Healthy Communities 
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program  
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, HIV/AIDS Initiative 
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, Medical Transportation 
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative, Non Insured Health Benefits 
  • Health Services, Community Wellness Worker Program 
  • Health Services, Community Wellness, Aboriginal Healing and Wellness 
  • Health Services, Community Wellness, Community Food Educator 
  • Health Services, Community Wellness, Early Childhood Development 
  • Health Services, Community Wellness, Federal Family Violence Initiative 
  • Health Services, Family Support Program 
  • Health Services, Program Events Coordinator 
  • Housing Department 
  • Ontario Works  
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Volunteer Fire Department
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pays Plat First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-2541
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-824-2206
E-Mail ppsecretary@hotmail.com
Website www.ppfn.ca
Primary Contact Kimberly Gallerno, Administration Secretary
Primary Executive Xavier Thompson, Chief; Phone: 807-824-2541 ext 226; Fax: 807-824-2206; Email: ppchief@tbaytel.net
Alternate Executive John Szura, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-824-2541 ext 224; Email: ppceo@tbaytel.net
Site Location Community is approx 180 km NE of Thunder Bay along Hwy 17 near Rossport, 44 km W of Terrace Bay
Located In Community Pays Plat First Nation
Address 10 Central Place
Pays Plat, ON P0T 3C0
 
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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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 3 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral system; next election Nov 2017