Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek

Site: Band Office

Service: Health and Social Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members  
  • Collaborates with community partners to provide access to health care services and support 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops  
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Immunization, Sexual Health, Smoking Cessation and Communicable Diseases
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual  
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment  
  • Advocacy and support on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs  
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
 
Coordinates events for members including: 
  • Adult and Children's Christmas parties 
  • Father's Day dinners 
  • Mother's Day luncheons 
  • Summer Picnics
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-2724
Fax 807-623-2764
E-Mail info@bnafn.ca
Website www.bnafn.ca
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Primary Executive Jessica Wilhelm, Director of Health and Social Services; Email: jwilhelm@bnafn.ca
Alternate Executive Joseph Ladouceur, Chief; Email: jladouceur@bnafn.ca
Site Location Reserve is on E shore of Lake Nipigon in Pijitawbik Bay, 170 km NE of Thunder Bay off Hwy 11, and 17 km S of Beardmore
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Sand Point First Nation Satellite Office
146 Court St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2X6
 
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Intersection Court St S and Bay St
Physical Access Fully 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 - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)