Canada. First Nations and Inuit Health Branch - Northern Ontario

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Non Insured Health Benefits Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a needs-based health benefit program that funds benefit claims for a specified range of drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, short term crisis intervention mental health counselling and medical transportation 
  • Provides coverage for a limited range of goods and services when they are not insured elsewhere 
  • Provides administration of community service agreements
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:15 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Boundaries Catchment area
Manitoba border (excluding Dryden which is in the Sioux Lookout zone) to Quebec border including Sudbury, North Bay, Timmins, Greenstone, Manitoulin Island, south to Parry Sound, north to Ogoki
Eligibility Must be Registered First Nations, Inuit or M├ętis individual
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Reception: 807-343-5310 
Non-Insured Health Benefits: 807-343-5390
Toll Free Phone Main Reception 1-800-465-3967 
General Inquiries: 1-800-640-0642 
Non-Insured Health Benefits 1-877-779-7749
Fax General Office: 807-343-5308  
Non-Insured Health Benefits: Toll free1-866-551-5650
Website www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/fnihb-dgspni/index-eng.php
Primary Executive Georgina Lentz, Senior Manager Program Delivery
Alternate Executive Andrew Seaton, Zone Administrator
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 981 Balmoral St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5M4
 
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Intersection Balmoral St and William St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Wheelchair accessible ramp; power assist entrance doors
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal - Health Canada