North West Community Care Access Centre

Site: Atikokan - Dorothy Street

Service: Community Care Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Access to health care support at home or in the community
 
  • A community based organization to help you plan and make informed choices about managing your health care needs or those of someone you care for 
  • Coordinates information about other services available within the community and link you with these services when appropriate 
  • Determines access to health care services provided in the home 
  • Determines admission to Long Term Care Facilities (homes for the aged, nursing homes) 
  • Determines access to health support services provided in schools for children with special needs 
  • Maintains an ongoing waiting list 
 
Head Office is located in Thunder Bay
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Individuals who are facing the challenges of age, illness, injury or disability
Application
  • Call; no referral for most services 
  • Waiting periods for direct services vary depending on type of service required and priority need
Languages English
Fees Covered by OHIP
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-2159
Toll Free Phone 1-877-661-6621
Fax 807-597-6760
Website healthcareathome.ca/northwest/en
Primary Executive Tuija Puiras, Chief Executive Officer, Head Office, Thunder Bay; Phone: 807-345-7339; Fax: 807-346-4625; Email: Tuija.Puiras@nw.ccac-ont.ca
Site Location Atikokan General Hospital
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 120 Dorothy St
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
 
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Intersection Dorothy St and Hwy 622
Mailing Address Box 1438 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)
Meetings Monthly, third Thu