Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care
  • Provides smoking cessation counselling
  • Provides First Aid/CPR courses administered through Red Cross
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 on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)
  • 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
Offers the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Child and Family Support
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Immunization Clinic
  • Medical Transportation
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ginoogaming First Nation
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-876-2732 
807-876-2834
Fax 807-876-1614
Website www.ginoogaming.ca
Primary Contact Priscilla Waboose, Receptionist; Email: priscilla.waboose@ginoogamingfn.ca
Primary Executive Sheri Taylor, Health Director; Email: sheri.taylor@ginoogamingfn.ca
Alternate Executive Vanessa Legarde, Community Health Representative; Email: vanessa.legarde@ginoogamingfn.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address 203 Balsam Rd
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
PO Box 89 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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)