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 
 
Thunder Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 2
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Provides information, advocacy and support to assist individuals to remain in their homes as long as possible 
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family
 
Community Support Services offered include: 
  • Caregiver support 
  • Case management 
  • Friendly visiting 
  • Service arrangement and coordination 
  • Transportation for medical appointments within Thunder Bay 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 Thunder Bay
Boundaries From Thunder Bay, North to Armstrong, West to English River, South to Saganaga Lake along Canada/US border, East to Simpson Island on Lake Superior
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  
  • Self-identified Métis persons of any age who require care in order to remain in their homes
Application
  • Intake assessment required  
  • Transportation arrangements must be booked 24 hours in advance; cancellation as soon as possible appreciated
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-5025
Fax 807-623-7036
E-Mail thunderbaymetis@hotmail.com
Website www.thunderbaymetiscouncil.com
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Primary Contact Community Support Services Coordinator; Phone: 807-624-5010
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Jean Camirand, Council President; Phone: 807-624-5024; Email: tboffice@metisnation.org
Site Location South Ward, former Royal Canadian Legion, Fort William Br 5 Bldg
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 226 May St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B4
 
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Intersection May St S and Arthur St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- no automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)