Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Sagamok Community Wellness Department

Service: Health and Social Services Administration

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Serves as the health and social services administration office 
  • Administers the community health centre and community-based health programs 
  • Oversees the Niigaaniin (Ontario Works) program and community social services 
  • Receives advisory services from a Steering Committee 
  • Collaborates with the Sagamok Elders Council and Youth Council to gain direction and advice with regard to critical community issues relating to elders, youth issues and health/social issues 
  • Lobbies with external organizations and governments for the development of Health and Social Services
 
Northern Ontario Remote Telecommunication Health (NORTH) Network 
  • Provides medical specialists, consultations, continuing health education and patient education to rural and remote areas in Ontario using two-way television 
  • Helps patients gain access to medical specialists 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-865-2171
Toll Free Phone 1-800-727-5503
Fax 705-865-3131
Website www.sagamok.ca
Primary Executive Fern Assinewe, Community Wellness Director; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 333; Email: assinewe_fern@sagamok.ca
Alternate Executive Lorraine Chakasim, Office Manager; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 335; Email: chakasim_lorraine@sagamok.ca
Site Location Community is approx 43 km E of Blind River along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron, 120 km W of Sudbury
Located In Community Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Address Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik
4005 Espaniel St
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
 
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Intersection Espaniel St and Sagamok Rd
Mailing Address c/o Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik 
PO Box 610 
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)