Wequedong Lodge of Thunder Bay

Service: Health Related Temporary Housing

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Description & Services
Public Comments Wequedong Lodge Administration Office: 
656 City Road, Box 17 
Fort William First Nation, ON 
P7J 1K3 
Administration: 807-622-2977 
Fax: 807-626-9365
Description (Agency) Wequedong Lodge is dedicated to ensuring a safe, comfortable and culturally appropriate environment for its clientele
Description (Service)
  • Provides short term accommodation and support services to out of town Aboriginal individuals accessing health care services in Thunder Bay 
  • Provides meals, translation, transportation and referral services
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Lodge Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Out of town Aboriginal individuals needing city accommodations in order to access health care services
Application Accepts authorized referrals from home communities by Medical Services or Community Health Representatives, which are subsequently approved by First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada who then notifies Wequedong of approval
Languages English ; Cree, Ojiway, Oji-cree - Staff Persons, no services provided
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-1432 
Dispatch 807-622-2222
Fax 807-623-8155
Website www.weqlodge.org
Primary Executive Charles Morris, Executive Director; Phone: 807-624-2563; Email: cmorris@weqlodge.org
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 435 Balmoral St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5N4
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Intersection Balmoral St and Dease St
Mailing Address c/o Wequedong Lodge Administration Office 
Box 17 
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1K3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1984
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integrated Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch